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An international Russian - Japanese exhibition "Fragile Peace"

We are glad to invite you to an international Russian - Japanese exhibition "Fragile Peace".

In August 29, 2011 at 13:00 in the Big auditorium of the St. Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies was opened an international exhibition "Fragile Peace." Exhibition is dedicated to the memory of the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The Government of Japan - the only country which has suffered from atomic bombings, in order to alert the world wide community of what disaster brings the use of nuclear weapons organizes trips to different countries of the world with "antiatomic messengers".
Two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, for one moment have destroyed cities and have killed more than 200 000 civilians. The Government of Japan established in Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Hall to promote permanent peace in the world, through the spreading of the truthful representation to future generations the true extent of damage caused by atomic bombs.

Memorial Hall organizes such Exhibition abroad since 2005 with hope of complete nuclear disarmament. Our Academy is honored to provide an opportunity to conduct such an important international project. The exhibition in St. Petersburg will be the ninth.

Exhibition "Fragile Peace" is non-profit and humanistic as a sign of good friendship between Russia and Japan.

This year at the exhibition were organized the meeting with Mr. Fukahori who is one of the "antiatomic messengers», at age of 14 survived after atomic bombing explosion the in Nagasaki.

Four meetings have been conducted by Mr. Fukahori:

Opening ceremony (8/29/11) has been attended by: Representatives of the Administration of St. - Petersburg, Consul General of Japan Mr. Ichiro Kawabata, Vice-Consul of Japan Mr. Satoshi Matsuyama, Director of the Memorial Hall in Nagasaki Mr. Morita, the nuclear bombing witness from Nagasaki Fukahori Johji, Rector of SPbMAPS Otari Khurtsilava, Director of the school № 83 in-depth study of Japanese and English languages, Natalia Polyakova.
To participate in the exhibition various artists of St. Petersburg Union of Artists also have been invited. Their paintings provided for the Exhibition will be donated to the Memorial Hall after the closing ceremony.

Organizers: National Memorial Hall to commemorate victims of the atomic bombings of Nagasaki;
Consulate General of Japan in Russia;
 St. Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies

The entrance is free.

Opening hours:
During the week - from 11 a.m. till 6 p.m.
On Saturdays - from 11 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Excursions 2 times a day (please ask Department for International Affairs for details)

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