Hiroshima to Hope
|Hiroshima to Hope Lanterns getting ready for a lovely|
trip on Greenlake
|Ohio Congressman and former presidential candidate|
Dennis Kucinich holding peace lantern
Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio visited the event, but kept a low profile. He was a very gracious guest.
The festival began with ministers, taiko drumming, and speeches by local activists.
|Taiko DRumming Troupe sets the tone|
|Brush Calligrapher writes my message -|
"justice" for my lantern
|Hundreds of celebrants walk quietly down the dock to waiting|
volunteers in boats to gently place the lanterns in the
|Special lantern adorned with peace cranes|
|Lanterns are placed in the lake and begin their voyages|
|Duck Island just to the south of the|