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  • Aug

    06

    14:15 to 16:00

    › Hiroshima Day 2022, Singing For Peace

    Location: Victorian Trades Hall  3053  , 54 Victoria Street, Carlton - Open in Google Maps -

    Join us as singers and audience to commemorate Hiroshima Day, the first use of nuclear weapons in war.
     
    The Victorian Trade Union Choir, Brunswick Rogues Choir, Serenading Adela singers and friends will gather and lead the audience in songs for peace. Participating choirs will each present one or two songs, and; and promise a few simple numbers to join on the spot.
     
    You can join the commemoration in several ways – it's all free, but please RSVP through the "Ticket" link:
    * Join the audience on the day and enjoy!
    * Bring your choir to learn the common songs and possibly contribute one - leaders please email michael_roper@fastmail.fm ASAP for details
    * Individual singers welcome: come to one or two rehearsals as an individual singer - fill in the RSVP and we'll send you dates. Or just join in on the day!

    Our "massed choirs" song will sing the historic "Never again the A-Bomb", popularised by Pete Seeger, we'll sing a verse in the original Japanese, and verses from Ewan McColl's English lyrics. Choir leaders will be Emily Hayes, Jeannie Marsh, and Michael Roper.

    We'll perform in the Trades Hall loading bay, with some heating but plenty of fresh air. Enter via Trades Hall's Lygon Street driveway.
    This is the next in our 2022 series of "Singing for Peace" events.