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Report: Memorial ceremony for A-bomb victims, 6-8 August 2012 at Tehran Peace Museum


In remembrance of 67th anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki atomic bomb attack, Tehran Peace Meusum hosted an installation&video art: “1 second white, 1 second black”. This was an art work by Shirin Abedinirad and Alireza Amirhajebi, which performed on 6th August 2012, from 8:15am to 8:15pm and followed on 7th and 8th August.

Side events including workshop for making paper crane and telling the Sadako’s story held at the Peace Museum on the above mentioned days.

This exhibition has been widely seen by spectators from different groups of people such as representatives of international organizations like United Nations Information Center (UNIC) office in Tehran, various groups of artists, AIESEC members, Media representatives, foreign missions, and also guests and tourists from countries like Poland and Iraq.

For more photos of the event please click here.

As you know, during the final stages of World War II in 1945, the United States conducted two atomic bombings against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. These two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.