1. Various of lanterns floating on Motoyasu river in front of Hiroshima Peace Memorial, known as atomic bomb dome
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Silvia Gentili, Italian tourist:
"Yes, I was thinking because it (memorial ceremony) was early morning and it was so hot and there was cicadas singing and then the gong was going and I was wondering how they must have felt in that heat that day. Yeah, I know that I could never feel the way they felt but it was a more physical way of perceiving something. So, it was very emotional today."
3. Wide of lanterns and dome
4. SOUNDBITE (Japanese) Yasuyuki Sanjo, company employee:
"I live here in Hiroshima. So I wanted to pray for those who perished in the atomic bomb. I came here wishing for world peace as I have to think of my children, whom I brought here."