Featured Speaker: Kathleen
Burkinshaw, author of The Last Cherry
The daughter of a Hiroshima survivor, Kathleen will present via by zoom.
Date: Sunday, August 6, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: All Good Books, 743 Harden Street
- 34th Annual Hiroshima
- To promote understanding, peace,
and nuclear awareness.
- Learn about the history and impact of
the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
- Discover nuclear issues affecting
South Carolina today.
- Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance
- Columbia Peace Pole Initiative:
Promoting peace poles and public-art
- Books to Schools campaign:
Providing local schools access to
The Last Cherry Blossom.
- Share her mother’s personal story and
read from The Last Cherry Blossom.
- Question and answer session.
- Local poets and singer-songwriters
share their Hiroshima reflections.
Featuring poets Miho Kinas, Randy
Spencer, Al Black and
singer/songwriters Lang Owen and
- Refreshments to follow
Each Year, members of Columbia Friends along with the greater Columbia Community organize an event that remembers Hiroshima and the devastating effects of War, while reflecting on the activities needed to build on a commitment to peace. To learn more about this event, or the work of this organizing committee, please contact us at email@example.com