Home > News > ANZAC Day 2016 ( priorite : 1 )

ANZAC Day 2016

Monday April 25 2016

Get ready for the 101st Anzac Day and the 98th anniversary of the battle in Villers-Bretonneux !

Before getting ready for the 101st ANZAC Day in 2016, lets have a look at the pictures of the 99th : Click Here !

The official ANZAC Day Commemorations on the Western Front are organised by the Australian Government, the New Zealand Embassy and the local communities. The Autrsalian Department of Veterans Affairs recommends all visitors and trip leaders register their attendance for the France Anzac Day commemorations.

All the commemorations services are open to the public.

The details for the official commemorative services are:

ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Australian National Memorial.
Date : Monday, 25 April 2016

- 2.00 am : site opens
- 3.15 am : Pre-service commemorative program commences
- 5.00 am : All visitors to be seated
- 5.30 am : Dawn Service commences

Venue : the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux

Note : Due to the installation of technical equipment for the conduct of the Dawn Service, for safety reasons the central tower of the Australian National Memorial will be closed to the public from 22-26 April 2016.

ANZAC Day French Service - Villers-Bretonneux town centre
Date : Monday, 25 April 2016

- 8:30am : Ceremony commences - TBC

Venue : French Monument, town centre, Villers-Bretonneux

-9.30am : Sadlier Stokes Scholarship Presentation & Concert

Venue : Church, Villers-Bretonneux

ANZAC Day New-Zealand Service - Longueval.
Date : Saturday, 23 April 2016 - 3.00PM

Venue : the Caterpillar Valley Cemletery and Memorial, Longueval

Strictly no parking at the cemetery - please walk or use the free shuttles from 2.00PM from Longueval.

No inscription or registration is needed to attend the ceremony, but any school groups wishing to participate are asked to contact the New Zealand Embassy in Paris.

More information, please visit : http://ww100.govt.nz/

More information on the ceremony, click here !

Please download this leaflet for more information:


More information about all the program of in France :

ANZAC Day 2016Department of Veterans' Affairs - Australian Embassy


Search form