World War I Centenial commemorations program in Vancouver [fr]
To mark our shared History and prepare for the future together, here are the Consulate General of France ’s World War I Centenial commemorations program of events:
Book launch of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (UBC)’s « Memory », which includes two French contributions.
Reception co-hosted by the Consulate General of France at the Heritage Hall in Vancouver, BC.
Peter Wall Institute website.
“6,000 Red Poppies For Remembrance, Veterans and Peace” event: 6,000 handmade poppies and 100 remembrance candles laid on the graves of 4,000 veterans.
Speech by the Minister of Defence and the Consul General of France.
Mountainview cemetary, 2:45pm, Vancouver, BC.
Veterans Canada event page.
Commemorations ceremonies in Vancouver (Victory Square, 10 am) and North Vancouver (Victoria Park, 9:45 am) in the presence of Consul General, Deputy Consul General, the Amicale des Anciens Combattants Français de Colombie-Britannique and students from French school Ecole française internationale Cousteau.
City of Vancouver website.
City of North Vancouver website.
Presentation in French and discussion of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (UBC)’s new book « Memory », which includes two French contributions, and speech by Consul General at the Alliance française of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC.
Event held in French.
Alliance française de Vancouver website.