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Anzac Day Ceremonies Overseas 2007

The 2007 Anzac Day page will be updated as information is received from Australian High Commissions and Embassies.

For full details of Anzac Day ceremonies overseas, please contact the Australian Embassy, Consulate-General or High Commission in the country you are visiting.

Contact details and travel advice can be found by visiting the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website at www.dfat.gov.au

Listed below, alphabetically by country, is information about overseas Anzac Day ceremonies for 2007:

Austria
Argentina
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belgium
Brazil
Brunei
Canada
Cayman Islands
China
Chile
Cyprus
Denmark

Federated States
  of Micronesia
Fiji
France
French Polynesia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Hungary
India
Italy
Indonesia
Ireland

Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico

Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Caledonia
Papua New Guinea
Poland
Russia
Samoa
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Solomon Islands

South Korea
South Africa
Sweden
Switzerland
Tahiti
Thailand
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vanuatu
Vietnam

 

AUSTRIA

Vienna

Event:

Anzac Day Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: Karlskirche,  A1040 Vienna
Details: The service will be followed by morning tea.  People wishing to attend are asked to register by email to vien.austemb@dfat.gov.au or leave a telephone message on 50674111.

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ARGENTINA

Buenos Aires

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: Grounds of the Australian Embassy, Villanueva 1400, Belgrano
Details: People wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by email.
Contact: +54 11 4779 3500 info.ba.general@dfat.gov.au

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BAHRAIN

Manama

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.30 pm (1830 hours)
Venue: Bahrain Rugby Football Club, Manama
Details:

Members of the Australian Defence Force in Bahrain will be holding an official Anzac Day ceremony at the Bahrain Rugby Football Club.  The ceremony is open to the general public.   The official ceremony will run for approximately 60 minutes, after which guests are invited to join the social program run by the club. 

For information on how to get to the club, please refer to the club website:  www.bahrainrfc.com
Contact: For further information on the official ceremony, please contact the Australian Defence Force Point of Contact, mobile +973 367 02711 (activated 20 April 07).

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BANGLADESH

Dhaka

Event:

Anzac Day Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 7.00 am
Venue: Australian High Commission, 184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan 2, Dhaka.
Details: The service will be followed by a breakfast.
Contact: Further details will be posted on the Australian High Commission website at www.bangladesh.embassy.gov.au/daca/events.html

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BELGIUM

Zonnebeke

Event:

Anzac Day Reception
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: Zonnebeke Town Hall
Details: Reception hosted by local authorities after which the official party and interested guests will proceed on foot to the Municipal War Memorial.

 

 

Event:

Wreath Laying Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 9.50 am
Venue: Municipal War Memorial, Zonnebeke

 

Passchendaele

Event:

Official Anzac Day Service and Wreath Laying
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele

Ypres

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: Menin Gate, Ypres
Details: Following the Menin Gate Ceremony, the official party will March in procession  to the Belgian War Memorial.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 11.40 am
Venue: Belgian War Memorial, Ypres
Details: After the Ceremony, Town Officials of Ypres will welcome the Australian and New Zealand delegations in the Ypres Town Hall for refreshments.

 

Contact: More information on the above events is available on the Brussels Embassy website :  www.eu.mission.gov.au

The Australian Embassy will be organising a coach for those who wish to attend the above events.   (Please refer to the Embassy website – www.eu.mission.gov.au for further details).  Seats are limited and will be made available on a first come, first served basis. 

To reserve a place on the coach please contact the Public Affairs Unit at the Australian Embassy by email on pubaffs.brussels@dfat.gov.au or by telephone on 02 286 05 11/04.   The deadline for reserving a seat is Wednesday, 11 April 2007. 

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BRAZIL

Brasilia

Event:

Anzac Day Service and Breakfast
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: The Australian Embassy in Brasilia
Details: A breakfast will be held at the Ambassador’s residence directly after the service.  Australians and New Zealanders interested in attending should contact the embassy on +55 (61) 3226 3111 or rachel.alvares@dfat.gov.au

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BRUNEI

Bandar Seri Begawan

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.00 am
Venue: the Australian High Commission Residence
Details: the service will last approximately 45 minutes and will be followed by breakfast. Those wishing to attend are requested to notify the Australian High Commission by Monday, 23 April on austhicom.brunei@dfat.gov.au

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CANADA

Calgary (Alberta)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 7.00 pm (1900 hours)
Venue: Cenotaph, corner of 12th Avenue and 4th Street SW, Calgary
Details: Ceremony will be followed by light refreshments served at the Calgary Garrison Officers’ Mess, located at 801 11th Street SW.
Contact: Martin Kennett on  makjck@telusplanet.net or info@downunderclubcalgary.com

Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.30 am
Venue: Fort Massey Cemetery, corner of Queen and South Streets, at the grave of SGT Selwyn Keith Loveday (RAAF)
Details: Ceremony will be followed by breakfast at ‘Cousins’ on Lady Hammond Road
Contact: LCDR Rodney Brown on Brown.RD6@forces.gc.ca

 

Kingston (Ontario)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 5.00 am
Venue: Fort Frontenac, Ontario Street, Kingston, Ontario
Contact: LTCOL Dave Buller on Buller.DS@forces.gc.ca or telephone
+1 613 541 5010 (extension 4926)

 

London (Ontario)

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 5.45 am, breakfast at 6.10 am
Venue: RCR Memorial, Wolseley Barracks, Oxford Street, London, Ontario
Details: Ceremony will be followed by a Gunfire Breakfast at the Wolseley Barracks Officers’ Mess.
Contact: Roger Wilkinson, on email at australiaday2007londonontario@yahoo.ca

 

Ottawa (Ontario)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: LTCOL Lyndon Anderson on lyndon.anderson@dfat.gov.au

St John’s (Newfoundland)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 7.30 pm (1930 hours)
Venue: Pleasantville Training Grounds
Contact: CAPT M J Pretty on prettymj@forces.gc.ca or telephone
+1 709 570 4593

Toronto (Ontario)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.00 am
Venue: Canadian Forces College (CFC), 215 Yonge Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario
Details: Those wishing to attend are to contact LTCOL Colquhoun prior to the event to ensure that access to the military base is arranged.
Contact: LTCOL Rory Colquhoun on colquhoun@cfc.dnd.ca

 

Vancouver (British Colombia)

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.00 pm (1800 hours)
Venue: British Colombia Regiment Drill Hall, 620 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Contact: Rob Napoli, CANZBA on robert_napoli@vancity.com

 

Winnipeg (Manitoba)

Event:

Anzac Day Commemoration
Date: Friday, 20 April 2007
Time: 6.00 pm (1800 hours)
Venue: Scandinavian Cultural Centre
764 Erin Street, Winnipeg
Contact: The Downunder Club of Winnipeg Inc
Stn Main, PO Box 1655
Winnipeg Manitoba
Canada R3C 2Z6
1-204-832-4405 Tel
1-204-957-5754 Fax
Email: info@downunderclub.mb.ca

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CAYMAN ISLANDS

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service and Breakfast
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 5.30 am
Venue: The Dock, Public Launching Ramp, South Sound
Details: Open to the public. Rosemary will be available for a small donation.  Breakfast will follow at the Rugby Club in South Sound for a modest charge, and a donation will be collected for Legacy. 
Contact: Stuart Diamond on +1 345 769 9DLA (or 9352), or email stuart.diamond@dla.ky

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CHINA

Beijing

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 5:30 am
Venue: New Zealand Embassy, No 1 Ritan Dongerjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Contact: Please register your attendance by 18 April 2007 to anzacregistration@nzembassy.cn or telephone the New Zealand Embassy on 6532 2731 (extension 220) or telephone the Australian Embassy on 5140 4100.

 

Guangzhou

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.00 am
Venue: Australian Consul-General’s Residence, Guangzhou
Details: Breakfast will be available after the service. For security and catering purposes, guests must register in advance.
Guests must present photographic identification upon arrival.
Any organisation or individual wishing to lay a wreath during the ceremony must advise at the time of registration and provide a wreath.
Contact: +86 20 3814 0183
Website: For the registration form and further information, please refer to the Embassy website : www.guangzhou.china.embassy.gov.au

 

Hong Kong

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.30 am
Venue:

The Hong Kong Cenotaph, Central District

 

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue:

The War Memorial Plaque in side the grounds of the Australian International School Hong Kong (AISHK) in Kowloon Tong

 

Shanghai

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.00 am
Venue:

Australian Consul General’s Residence, Shanghai.

Details:

Breakfast will be available after the service.   Prior registrations are required for this event for catering and security purposes.  Photographic identification will be required on arrival at the event.

Australian citizens – please reply to Ms Dannii de Kretser on (021) 5292 5500 extension 248.

New Zealand citizens – please reply to Ms Jane Hua on (021) 5407 5858 extension 206.

Any organisation or individual wishing to lay a wreath during the ceremony must advise at the time of registration and provide a wreath. 

For further information please refer to : www.shanghai.china.embassy.gov.au.

 

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CHILE

Santiago

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: Mid-morning
Venue:

Official Residence of the Australian Ambassador

Details: Invited guests and interested people who register in advance through the Embassy.
Contact: jeremy.green@dfat.gov.au
 

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CYPRUS

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 4.45 am
Venue:

Waynes Keep, British War Cemetery, United Nations Buffer Zone (UNBZ)

Details: The Ceremony is by invitation only. Attendees will need to register by no later than 1 April 2007 by providing the following details: full name, local contact details, passport number and car registration number to the Australian High Commission.
Contact: Phone: +357 2275 3001 email: Nicosia.ahc@dfat.gov.au

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DENMARK

Copenhagen

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony and Wreath Laying
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 10.00 am
Venue:

the official residence of the Australian Embassy

Details: the Ceremony will be followed by light refreshments at the residence to which all participants are invited.

Oslo

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony and Wreath Laying
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 3.30 pm
Venue:

Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Vestre gravlund,  Sorkedalsveien 66

Details: the ceremony will be followed by a ‘Gunfire Reception’ in central Oslo
Contact: For more information please contact Peter Vaughan by email at petervau@online.no or telephone +47 4173 7731

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FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

Pohnpei

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 5.30 am
Venue:

Navy Residential Compound, (Kangaroo Court), Kolonia, Pohnpei.

Details: LCDR Mark Sorby, Maritime Surveillance Adviser, Australian Embassy, Pohnpei on (691) 320 4746. 

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FIJI

Suva

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date:

Wednesday, 25 April 2007

Time: 5:25 am
Venue: Australian High Commission, Princes Road, Tamavua.
Details: The event will be hosted jointly by the Australian and New Zealand High Commissions.  The service will be followed by a ‘gunfire breakfast’ in the adjacent Don Bradman Hall.   Activities will  conclude by 8.30 am.
Contact:

Defence Section, Australian High Commission, Suva, on
(679) 338 8210, or by email to defence.suva@dfat.gov.au.

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FRANCE

Bullecourt

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Saturday, 21 April 2007
Time: 3.00 pm
Venue: The Commonwealth and French Monuments in the Bullecourt village centre

 

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Service
Date: Saturday, 21 April 2007
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: The Australian ‘Digger’ Memorial on the village outskirts
Details: Refreshments will be provided afterwards in the local hall.

 

Paris

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 6.15 am
Venue: The Australian Embassy, 4 Rue Jean Ray, Paris
Details: Refreshments will be provided after the service.

 

Villers-Bretonneux

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Saturday, 21 April 2007
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: The Australian National Memorial

 

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Service
Date: Saturday, 21 April 2007
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: The French Monument in the town centre, next to the Town Hall.

Villers-Bretonneux will also hold an 'Australia Week' during the ANZAC Day period from Friday, 20 April until Saturday, 29 April, including concerts, film screenings, and aerial visits of the local battlefields. Visitors, local and regional inhabitants are welcome to attend the events and activities listed above.

For more information contact the Australian Embassy in Paris:

Phone:

331 40 59 33 00 / 01
Website: www.france.embassy.gov.au

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FRENCH POLYNESIA

Papeete

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: TBA
Venue: Main cemetery of Papeete, Tahiti
Details:

The short ceremony will take place near the graves of former Australian and New Zealand servicemen.

Contact: For further details, please contact Mr Mark Siu, Honorary Consul of Australia, PO Box 9068 Motu Uta 98715, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia.    Tel – (689) 46 88 53 or fax (689) 46 88 54, or by email : axl.martineau.mobil@mail.pf

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GERMANY

Berlin

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

10.30 am

Venue:

Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery, Heerstrasse, Berlin-Charlottenburg

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GHANA

Accra

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.30 pm (1830 hours)

Venue:

Residence of the Australian High Commissioner,
2, Second Rangoon Close, Cantonments, Accra
(Next to the High Commission Chancery)

Details: The ceremony will be followed by a barbeque at the High Commissioner’s Residence.  Australian and New Zealand citizens wishing to attend the ceremony should contact the Australian High Commission in advance so they can be included in catering and security arrangements.
Contact: Australian High Commission, Accra, by telephone (021) 777080 extension 4, or email to AccraHC.Enquiries@dfat.gov.au

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GREECE

Athens

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am

Venue:

Commonwealth War Cemetery in Phaleron (Faliro)

Details Open to the public.  An invitation to the public and friends of Australia and New Zealand will appear in the English language weekly “Athens News” the week before the Ceremony.
Contact: For further information, please contact Ms Katerina Kapsani at the Australian Embassy in Athens, Telephone  +30 210 870 4011, or email katerina.kapsani@dfat.gov.au.

 

Lemnos

Event:

Anzac Day Commemoration Ceremony

Date: Saturday, 12 May 2007
Time:

7.00 pm

Venue:

World War I Commonwealth Cemeteries at Mudros and Portianos, on the island of Lemnos (north / eastern Agean, 60 kilometres southwest of Gallipoli)

Contact: For further information, please contact Ms Katerina Kapsani at the Australian Embassy in Athens, Telephone  +30 210 870 4011, or email katerina.kapsani@dfat.gov.au.

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HUNGARY

Budapest

Event:

Anzac Day Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

8.00 am

Venue:

Solymar Commonwealth War Cemetery, Budapest

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INDIA

New Delhi

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

New Zealand High Commission
Sir Edmund Hilary Marg
Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110021

Details: The ceremony will be jointly hosted by the Australian and New Zealand High Commissioners.   Following the ceremony, breakfast will be served at the New Zealand High Commissioner’s Residence.
Contact: Please contact Ramitha at the New Zealand High Commission for further information, tel 91 11 2688 3170 extension 203.

      

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INDONESIA

Bali

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Details:

Venue and time of the service will be provided to attendees who register their interest with the Consulate

Contact: +62 361 241118 bali.congen@dfat.gov.au

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IRELAND

Dublin

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.30 am

Venue:

Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Blackhorse Avenue, Dublin 7

Contact: For further information please consult the Embassy website at www.ireland.embassy.gov.au , or telephone + (353-1) 664 5300.

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ITALY

Milan

Event:

Memorial Service

Date: Sunday, 29 April 2007
Time:

10.30 am

Venue:

All Saints’ Church, Via Solferino 17, Milan

Details: Australians, New Zealanders and others are all welcome to attend. No RSVP is necessary.   The service will be followed by the laying of commemorative wreaths at the Commonwealth War Cemetery, Via Cascina Bellaris, Parco Trenno, Milan. (The drive time between the two locations is approximately 15 minutes)  Refreshments will then be served at 12.30 pm at Via Solferino 17, Milan.
Contact:

For further information, please contact Guido Martini on
02 7770 4217.

Rome

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

9.00 am

Venue:

Commonwealth War Cemetery, Via Nicola Zabaglia, Rome

Details: Details of the Ceremony will be published in local English language publications.

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JAPAN

Yokahoma

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

9.00 am

Venue:

Commonwealth War Cemetery, Hodogaya, Yokohama

Details:

The Ceremony will conclude at approximately 10 am and will be followed by morning tea.

Contact: Australian Embassy Defence Section Tel: +81 3 5232 4148

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JORDAN

Amman

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

The Amman Citadel

Contact: The Australian Embassy, Amman 
Phone: (962 – 6) 5807000
Fax: (962 – 6) 5807001
Website: www.jordan.embassy.gov.au

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KENYA

Nairobi

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.00 am

Venue:

Residence of the Australian High Commissioner,
20 Muthaiga Road, Muthaiga, Nairobi.

Details:

The ceremony will be followed by a breakfast, also held at the Australian High Commissioner’s Residence.
Australian and New Zealand citizens wishing to attend the service are invited to contact the Australian High Commission in advance so they can be included in catering and security arrangements.

Contact: Australian High Commission,
Riverside Drive (400 m off Chiromo Road), Nairobi
Phone: +254 20 444 5034-9
Fax: +254 20 444 4718
Website: www.kenya.embassy.gov.au

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KIRIBATI

Tarawa

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.15 am

Venue:

Betio War Memorial

Details: A gunfire breakfast will follow at the Australia High Commissioner’s residence.  Both the service and breakfast are open to the public.

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KUWAIT

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

4.45 am

Venue:

Hilton Hotel, Mangaf

Details: For further information please contact the Australian Embassy on
(+965) 232 2422, or by email to austemb.kuwait@dfat.gov.au

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LAOS

Vientiane

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: TBA
Venue: the garden of the Australian Ambassador’s residence at Rue J Nehru, Phonexay, Vientane
Phone: +856 21 413600
Website: http://www.laos.embassy.gov.au

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LEBANON

Beirut

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: the Qasqas Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Beirut.

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MALAYSIA

Sandakan

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

Sandakan Memorial Park

Details: Attendees are asked to arrive half an hour before the Ceremony is set to commence, and to bring a torch, mosquito repellent and rain protection. A gunfire breakfast will be held after the Ceremony.

Kuala Lumpar

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.15 am

Venue:

The Military Annex of the Cheras Road Christian Cemetery

Penang

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.15 am

Venue:

The Georgetown Cenotaph, Penang

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MALTA

Event:

Anzac Day Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

9.30 am

Venue:

Pieta Military Cemetery

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MAURITIUS

Floreal

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

7.00 am

Venue:

The High Commissioner’s Residence in Floreal

Details: All Australian and New Zealand nationals are welcome to attend and should confirm attendance by telephone on +230 202 0160 or email on ahc.portlouis@dfat.gov.au
Website: for further information closer to the event go to www.mauritius.embassy.gov.au

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MEXICO

Mexico City

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Australian Ambassador’s Residence, Sierra Negra 215, Lomas de Chapultepec, C.P. 11,000 Mexico City, Mexico
Details: Australians and New Zealanders who are interested in attending the event should contact the relevant Embassy in advance.
Contact:

Monica Diez, at the New Zealand Embassy, on +52 55 5283 9473 or email monica.diez@mfat.govt.nz

Aida Miranda, at the Australian Embassy on +52 55 1101 2212 or email aida.miranda@dfat.gov.au

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NAURU

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

7.00 am

Venue:

The World War II memorial in the courtyard in front of the Nauru government offices

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NEPAL

Kathmandu

Event:

Anzac Day Commemorative Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6:45 am

Venue:

Australian Embassy, Bansbari, Kathmandu.

Details:

The Australian Embassy, Kathmandu, together with the Honorary Consulate for New Zealand, will be holding an Anzac Day Commemorative Service at the Australian Embassy.  For security reasons, Australian and New Zealand citizens wishing to attend must notify their intention to do so by close of business Monday 23 April to the Australian Embassy – telephone 977 - 1 -  4371678.
On the day, attendees should bring their passport or local Identification Card for confirmation by the Security Guards at the Embassy gate.  The Embassy advises that persons who fail to provide prior notification of their intention to attend, will not be admitted by the Security Guards.

Contact:

For further information please contact the Australian Embassy on 977 -1- 4371678

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THE NETHERLANDS

The Hague

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

8.00 am

Venue:

the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery within Westduin Cemetery, Ockenburghstraat 27

Contact: Lloyd Brodrick, Counsellor/Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy. Phone: 070 310 8221

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NEW CALEDONIA

Bourail

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Saturday, 28 April 2007
Time:

3.00 pm

Venue:

Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery (known as the New Zealand Cemetery), Bourail.  Located 160 km north of the Capital Noumea in the Southern Province.

Contact:

For more information regarding ceremonies in New Caledonia, please contact the Australian Consulate-General, Noumea, New Calednonia 19-21 avenue du Maréchal Foch, 98800, Noumea. Telephone - (687) 27 24 14 or fax (687) 27 80 01, or by email to dominique.gervolino@dfat.gov.au

Noumea

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

9.30 am

Venue:

The Monument to the Fallen, Place Bir Hakeim

Contact: For more information regarding ceremonies in New Caledonia, please contact the Australian Consulate-General, Noumea, New Calednonia 19-21 avenue du Maréchal Foch, 98800, Noumea. Telephone - (687) 27 24 14 or fax (687) 27 80 01, or by email to dominique.gervolino@dfat.gov.au

Plaine des Gaïacs

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Saturday, 28 April 2007
Time:

10.00 am (TBC)

Venue:

The War Memorial at Plaine des Gaïacs, north of Bourail between the towns of Pouembout and Poya in the Northern Province.  The ceremony is organised by the Kiwanis Centre Ouest Club.

Contact: For more information regarding ceremonies in New Caledonia, please contact the Australian Consulate-General, Noumea, New Calednonia 19-21 avenue du Maréchal Foch, 98800, Noumea. Telephone - (687) 27 24 14 or fax (687) 27 80 01, or by email to dominique.gervolino@dfat.gov.au

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Isurava – Kokoda Track

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.45 am

Venue:

Isurava Memorial

Details:

All trekkers are welcome to this Australian Government organised ceremony.

The primary point of Anzac Day commemorations in Papua New Guinea is the Dawn Service at the Bomana War Cemetery, Port Moresby.  See details below.

Port Moresby

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.00 am

Venue:

Bomana War Cemetery

Details: Guests are to be seated no later than 4.45 am.  A Gunfire Breakfast will also be held at the Australian High Commission following the Dawn Service.  No prior notification of attendance at the Dawn Service or Gunfire Breakfast is required.

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POLAND

Warsaw

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

12 noon

Venue:

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Warsaw

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RUSSIA

Moscow

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am

Venue:

St Andrew’s Church, Voznesensky Per, No. 8

Details: The Anzac Day Service will be hosted by the New Zealand Embassy this year.  For more information on the Service please email nzembmos@umail.ru, or telephone the New Zealand Embassy on 956 3579.

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SAMOA

Apia

Event:

Anzac Day Parade and Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.45 am

Venue:

the World War I memorial clock tower at Matafele, Apia

Details: The short parade and service will be followed by a gunfire breakfast at the RSA Club, located near the WWI clock tower.

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SAUDI ARABIA

Riyadh

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Details:

Please contact the Australian Embassy on (+966 1 488-7788) or by email to reg.riyadh@dfat.gov.au to register your interest in this event.

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SERBIA

Belgrade

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

8.45 am

Venue:

Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery (Opposite No. 90 Baje Sekulica street, Belgrade)

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SINGAPORE

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service and Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.30 am

Venue:

Kranji War Cemetery, 9 Woodlands Road, Singapore

Details:

Service will start at 6.30 am, but guests are asked to be seated by 6.15 am.   It is anticipated that the service will run for approximately 30 to 40 minutes.  A (halal) Gunfire Breakfast will be held immediately afterwards in the grounds adjacent to the car park. 

There is no requirement to advise attendance.  It is anticipated that between 500 and 1000 people will attend the service. 

It is recommended that members of the public make their own transport arrangements – taxis are recommended.  There is also a MRT station approximately 1 kilometre from the cemetery.

Contact: For more information, please contact Ms Danielle Thompson, telephone +65 68393112, or by email nzdasing@pacific.net.sg

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SOLOMON ISLANDS

Honiara

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

the memorial adjacent to the Central Police Station, Honiara

Details: The service will be followed by a traditional gunfire breakfast at the Yacht Club.

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SOUTH KOREA

Seoul

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.30 am

Venue:

the Korean War Memorial, Samgakji

Contact: Australian Defence Staff Seoul 02 2003 0192

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SOUTH AFRICA

Donkerhoek

Event:

Anzac Day Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am

Venue:

the Diamond Hill Cemetery, Kleinfontein Farm, Donkerhoek

Details: Diamond Hill Cemetery contains the remains of Australian and New Zealand service personnel and is located approximately 35 kilometres east of Pretoria.
Contact: For further information please contact the Australian High Commission, Pretoria, on +27 12 423 6000

Durban

Event:

Anzac Day Memorial Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.00 pm (1800 hours) for 6.30 pm

Venue:

The Cenotaph, Gardiner Street, Durban (opposite the City Hall and Post Office)

Details: The service is being organised by the Australian New Zealand Association in Durban, and will be followed by dinner in a local restaurant – the Pirate’s Arms at Wilson’s Wharf.  More details will be available in the Association’s March newsletter.  For further information please contact the Association’s Secretary by email on gita@gggdbn.co.za

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SWEDEN

Stockholm

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am

Venue:

Commonwealth War Graves Section, Kviberg Cemetery, Gamlestaden, Gothenburg

Details: The Ceremony will be followed by a reception hosted by the Australian Embassy at the Palmhouse, Trädgårdsföreningen (the Botanic Gardens) in Gothenburg, to which all participants are invited.
Contact: Australian Embassy Stockholm, +46 8613 2904
Embassy website:  www.sweden.embassy.gov.au

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SWITZERLAND

Vevey

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am

Venue:

Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, in Vevey near Montreux

Details: Ceremony will be followed by drinks.  All are welcome.

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TAHITI

Papeete

Event:

Anzac Day Commemorative Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Venue:

The main cemetery of Papeete

Details: For further details on the Ceremony, please contact the Australian Honorary Consul.
Contact: Mr Marc Siu, Honorary Consul of Australia, PO Box 9068 Motu Uta - 98715 Papeete - Tahiti - French Polynesia. Phone: (687) 27 24 14 email: Dominique.gervolino@dfat.gov.au

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THAILAND

Hellfire Pass

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

Konyu Cutting, below the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, Kanchanaburi Province

Details:

Upon completion of the Dawn Service a Gunfire breakfast will be held in the vicinity of the Hellfire Pass Museum car-park

Hellfire Pass is approximately 250 km from Bangkok and approximately 75 km north of Kanchanaburi Town. The trip from Kanchanaburi Town to Hellfire Pass takes approximately 45 minutes by road.

The walk to the site takes approximately 20 minutes. (Please note the track is rocky and uneven in parts, via steps and along the old railway line – sensible footware is recommended and access is difficult for disabled persons)  It is recommended that each visitor bring insect repellent and a small torch to the Dawn Service.   

Please note that for security reasons, bags will NOT be permitted to be taken into Hellfire Pass. Mobile phones must also be switched off during the service.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am to 12 noon

Venue:

Kanchanaburi Allied War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi Town

Details:

A traditional memorial service and formal Wreath Laying Ceremony. 

Drinking water will be available for attendees and limited refreshments are provided upon completion of the service.

Mobile phones must be switched off during  the service.

Extremely hot weather conditions prevail in April and an umbrella, sun protection and bottled drinking water is highly recommended for the Memorial Service. 

Toilet facilities at both Kanchanaburi and Hellfire Pass are scarce, and rudimentary at best.

For visitors from Australia, the RSL generally co-ordinates tours to Thailand for ANZAC Day activities.  Your local branch should be able to assist you with travel and accommodation enquiries.  Many travel agents also have such information.  Regrettably, the Defence Section at the Australian Embassy in Thailand is unable to assist with personal travel arrangements.

 

Contact:

For more information on the above functions, email ausdabkk@loxinfo.co.th or refer to the Embassy website www.austembassy.or.th

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TONGA

Nuku'Alofa

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

6.00 am

Venue:

National Cenotaph at Panga Si’i, Nuku’Alofa

Details: Followed by a gunfire breakfast at the Australian High Commissioner’s residence.

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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Chaguaramas

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.25 am

Venue:

Chaguaramas Military Museum, Western Main Road, Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago.

Details: Parade begins at 5.25 am.  Guests are asked to be assembled by 5.15 am. Following the ceremony, participants wishing to do so will be invited to lay wreaths and a gunfire breakfast will be served on site.
Guests will be allowed to park at the 2nd Infantry Battalion and a shuttle service will be provided.
Contact: For further information please contact the Australian High Commission, 18 Herbert Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.  Telephone 868 628 0695, Fax 868 622 0659, or consult the High Commission’s website :  www.trinidadandtobago.embassy.gov.au

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UNITED KINGDOM

Edinburgh

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

12.00 pm

Venue:

Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle

Details: The service is open to the public.  The service is a non-ticket event.  Attendees should advise Castle staff that they are attending the service to avoid paying the entrance fee to the Castle and assemble at the Memorial at 11.50 am
Contact: More information can be obtained from The Royal British Legion of Scotland.  Telephone, +44 131 557 2782.

London

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.00 am

Venue:

Australian War Memorial, Hyde Park Corner

Details: The service is open to the public and is a non-ticket event.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Wreath Laying Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

11.00 am

Venue:

The Cenotaph at Whitehall

Details: This is a non-ticket event, please carry photo ID for security checks, arrival before 10.30 am is recommended.  Ex-servicemen and women are welcome to join the parade, please contact the Australian High Commission for instructions.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Commemorative Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

12.00 noon

Venue:

Westminster Abbey

Details: Complimentary tickets are required to attend this service and can be obtained from the Australian High Commission.

 

Contact: Australian High Commission, Strand, London WC2B 4LA, anzacday.lhlh@dfat.gov.au

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UNITES STATES OF AMERICA

Honolulu, Hawaii

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

10.00 am

Venue:

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific 2177 Puowaina Drive

 

Los Angeles

Event:

Anzac Day Commemorative Service

Date: Sunday, 29 April 2007
Time:

9.00 am

Venue:

National Cemetery (Rostrum, Flag Pole Circle) 950 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Westwood, California.

Details: The service will commence promptly at 9.00 am.  Following the service light refreshments will be served at the Residence of the  Australian Consul-General in Brentwood.  RSVP is required for admittance to the service and reception.  Attendance at the reception is limited to 300 guests, and will be taken on a first come, first served basis.
Contact: To register your interest please contact the Australian Consulate on 310 229 4839 or email to losangeles@dfat.gov.au

 

New York

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

10.30 am (Entry from 10 am)

Venue:

Anzac Memorial Garden, Rockefeller Centre, 620 Fifth Avenue New York (enter from 50th Street)

Details:

Full details including RSVP requirements will be available on the Australian Consulate’s website, www.australianyc.org closer to the date of the service.

 

San Diego

Event:

Anzac Day Commemorative Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

10.00 am

Venue:

Ex-USS Midway, San Diego Harbour, California

Details:

The service is being hosted by the Australian Military community in San Diego.

Contact:

Please RSVP to LCDR Carl Oberg at Carl.a.oberg.au@navy.mil

 

Washington

Event:

Australian War Memorial Photographic Exhibition

Date: 17 April to 11 May 2007 (Official launch 17 April)
Time:

10 am to 2pm weekdays, or by appointment.

Venue:

Gallery, Australian Embassy, Washington DC

Details:

A photographic exhibition from the resources of the Australian War Memorial and celebrating 90 years of the Australian-US Alliance will be on show from 17 April until 11 May 2007 in the Gallery at the Australian Embassy.

 

Event:

Reception for Australian World War II War Brides and their families

Details:

Further details about this event are available at www.austemb.org/whwh/WarBrides.html.

Contact: To register your interest, please contact Sarah Gillespie at the Australian Embassy: 
+1 202 797 3302 or email to sarah.gillespie@defence.gov.au.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.45 am

Venue: Korean War Veterans Memorial, Independence Avenue, Washington DC.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Gunfire Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

7.00 am

Venue: Australian Embassy, 1601 Massachusetts Ave, Washington DC
Details:

This is a traditional Anzac Day breakfast. The cost will be approximately $10.00 per head for adults, while children will be charged $1.00 for each year of their age, up to a maximum of $10.00.  (These prices are subject to change).   

Those wishing to attend must register via email to Gunfirebreakfast2007@ex.adusa.org prior to the close of business 16 April 2007.  You must receive confirmation of your email to ensure your registration has been received.

 

Event:

Anzac Day Commemorative Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

10.30 am

Venue: Washington National Cathedral (1301 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC).
Details: This activity will include musical tributes by Australian artists. Those attending are asked to be seated by 10.00 am.

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VANUATU

Port Vila

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

Port Vila Cenotaph, opposite the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu on Rue Mercet

Details: Attendees should assemble by 5.00 am. The service will be followed by a gunfire breakfast.

Luganville

Event:

Anzac Day commemorative service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.30 am

Venue:

Rotary Park in Luganville, Santo

Details: the service will be followed by a gunfire breakfast

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VIETNAM

Hanoi

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

5.00 am

Venue:

the Australian Embassy, 8 Dao Tan Street, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Details:

Those attending will be invited to breakfast following the service.  Invitations will be passed thought the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi and by email to registered Australian citizens.

Please note that those attending are requested to carry photographic identification with them, and are advised to bring an umbrella in case of rain.

 

Ho Chi Minh City

Event:

Anzac Day Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time:

7.00 am

Venue:

Norfolk Mansions Apartment Block, 17 Ly Tu Trong Street, District One, Ho Chi Minh City.

Details:

The ceremony will be jointly hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Consulates.  Australian citizens wishing to attend are asked to register via email to jodi.bergmann@dfat.gov.au and will be asked to present their passport or other photo identification on the day.

 

Long Tan Cross

Event:

Anzac Day Dawn Service

Date: Wednesday, 25 April 2007
Time: 5.15 am
Details:

The Australian Consulate-General has been granted approval to conduct an Anzac Day dawn service at the site of the Long Tan Cross.

Contact: Further information for visiting the Long Tan Cross and the issue of permits is available at www.vietnam.embassy.gov.au/hnoi/consular07.html

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