2015 Winners and Finalist
Peace Pals International along with The World Peace Prayer Society traveled to Hiroshima and Nagasaki in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb. The events were broadcast live on the internet and featured the ringing of the Peace Bell, a web Conference, The World Peace Flag Ceremony and the Peace Pals Art Awards Ceremony with the theme, Love to Hiroshima Love to Nagasaki.
The Peace Pals Winners were announced live from Hiroshima Peace Park on August 6th, 2015.
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20 pieces of artwork were selected from each age category as FINALISTS with the top 10 Finalist being selected. The first, second and third place winners were then selected by a panel of International Judges.
Peace Pals International Art Exhibition Hiroshima Peace Park
WPPS Hiroshima Members Waving from in front of the Dome
Members of The World Peace Prayer Society participated in the annual Lantern Floating Ceremony which took place on August 6th, 2015 along the Motoyasu River at the Hiroshima Memorial Peace Park. Every year on the anniversary day, over 10,000 lanterns are floated by people who pay respect to all the souls who perished during the atomic bomb attack along with their wishes for world peace. A “May Peace Prevail On Earth” lantern was set afloat on behalf of all WPPS members.