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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

ANZAC Day 2013

ANZAC Day 2013 Washington DC

Each year on the 25th
of April, Australians and New Zealanders commemorate ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day to recognise the sacrifices that Australian and New Zealand servicemen and servicewomen have made not only in defending their country, but in upholding their nations’ longstanding commitment to peace and security.  To mark this special occasion for 2013, the Australian and New Zealand Embassies are co-hosting a program of events to which all are welcome. 
 
These events include: 
 
Australian Exhibition – 19 April 2013
‘Afghanistan’
The Embassy of Australia in partnership with the Australian War
Memorial will present commissioned works by renowned
Australian artist Shaun Gladwell in the exhibition,
Afghanistan
.
When: From 19 April to 30 May 2013
Time: Daily 10:00am - 2:00pm (Mon-Fri)
Where: Embassy of Australia
1601 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC
 
In conversation –22 April 2013
‘The Meaning of Home’
 
The Embassy of Australia in partnership with the
Centre for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies will present
Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks in conversation
with Australian Broadcasting Corporation Washington Bureau
Chief, Lisa Millar.
When: Monday, 22 April 2013
Time: 6.00pm registration
Lecture sharp at 6.30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Georgetown University’s International
Cultural Centre Auditorium
37th & O Streets NW
Washington DC
RSVP:
http://canzps-anzac.eventbrite.com/
 
Dawn Service - 25 April 2013 
 
The traditional ANZAC Day Dawn Service will be held at the
Korean Veterans War Memorial on the National Mall.
When: Thursday, 25 April 2013
Time: 5.45am - 6.15am (Arrive by 5.30am)
Where: Korean Veterans War Memorial
Independence Ave
Washington DC
Military Dress: Ceremonial Service Dress, or equivalent
with medals, no sword. Navy (Service Dress Blues).
RSVP: Not required 
 
‘Gunfire’ Breakfast - 25 April 2013
 
At the conclusion of the Dawn Service a Gunfire Breakfast will
be hosted by the Embassy of Australia. 
 
When: Thursday, 25 April 2013
Time: 7.00am - 9.00am
Where: Embassy of Australia
1601 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC
Enquiries:  damian.belshaw1 (at) defence dot gov dot au
 
## The breakfast has now reached capacity attendance and we
are no longer accepting registration for this event.##
 
Commemorative Church Service - 25 April 2013 
 
A Commemorative Church Service will be held at the
Washington National Cathedral.
When: Thursday, 25 April 2013
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am (Seated by 10.15am)
Where: Washington National Cathedral
Massachusetts/Wisconsin Avenues NW
Washington DC
Military Dress: Ceremonial Service Dress, or equivalent
with medals, no sword. Navy (Service Dress Blues)
RSVP:  Not Required
 
 

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