You’re cordially invited to the commemorative activity for the victims and survivors of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. It will be held on Saturday, 25 April, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Batayog ng mga Bayani Memorial Center, Quezon Avenue near EDSA.
4:00-4:30 (Jovito R. Salonga Building Foyer) Registration
Viewing of Photo Exhibit: Nuclear Fallout: The Human Cost of Nuclear Catastrophe
These dramatic photos in black and white were taken by World Press Photo Winner, Robert Knoth, and first exhibited in April 2006 on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster. The images give a human face to the impacts of a nuclear disaster and allow us a glimpse into a future that chooses a nuclear path.
4:30:5:00 Program Proper (Alfonso T. Yuchengco Auditorium)
Update on the BNPP debate
Launch of the Greenpeace Nuke-Free Campaign Kit
5:00-6:00 Video Presentation : Zero Hour: Disaster at Chernobyl
6:00-7:00 Candle-lighting ceremony to commemorate the victims and survivors of the Chernobyl Disaster
Program ends at 7:00 PM
N.B. – The Bantayog Museum (2/F J.R. Salonga Building) shall be open to the public until 8PM. The museum features pictures artifacts and memorabilia covering the pre-martial period, repression, and resistance to the Marcos dictatorship. This exhibit bears heavily upon the ongoing debate on the proposal to revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant,a Marcos pet project, which was once called a “monument to greed and human folly.”