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March - 12 Months of Origami

The most famous Origami has to be the Crane, Orizuru.  If you make a thousand Origami Cranes Senbazuru, it is thought to bring you good luck, long life and or recovery from illness. 43 more words

Paper Craft

'War and Peace: Senbazuru': A sculpture by Esther Dreher

If you have been into our library in the last few weeks then you would have spotted the mesmerising display, ‘War and Peace: Senbazuru’ by Esther Dreher. 135 more words

The Beaney

26.8.14 – DAY 24 – (火) – second half

Hiroshima (広島) 

Peace Memorial Park and Peace Museum

Please remember the victims on that fated day.

The visit began with getting lost along the way from Okonomi-mura to the Peace Memorial Park. 532 more words

A Labor of Love: 1000 Paper Cranes Display

The Senbazuru, or the folding of 1000 paper cranes, is a traditional wedding practice that is believed to bring good luck to the newlywed couple.   439 more words



Senbazuru: a group of one thousand origami cranes

Japanese legend states that anyone who completes the task of folding one thousand origami cranes will be granted one wish. 71 more words


A Thousand Cranes

I’ve came upon garlands of one thousand folded cranes a few times in shrines suchlike the cattle shrine in this post, and also at the Yamashita shrine in Cavinti, Philippines.  137 more words