Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Melbourne 2017

Home > Melbourne > ANZAC Day | Community Events | Family | Free
by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.
Event:
Public domain photograph from defenseimagery.mil.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance will begin at 6.00am on Tuesday 25th of April, 2017.

It is recommended to assemble on the Shrine Forecourt by 4.30am.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service is a significant part of ANZAC Day commemorations Australia wide. The ceremony usually features an introduction, hymn, prayer, laying of wreaths, playing of "The Last Post", a minute of silence, "Reveille" and concludes with the New Zealand and Australian national anthems.

Public domain photograph from Airman 1st Class Emily A. Kenney/Released

All are welcome to attend this traditional ceremony, which is followed by the ANZAC Day March at 9am (along St Kilda Road). The March is led by veterans, serving personnel and descendants of veterans. It will conclude at the Shrine of Remembrance at 1.00pm.

Whilst at the Shrine of Remembrance, you can lay a poppy as a mark of respect.

For more information on the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Shrine of Remembrance, please visit the Shrine of Remembrance website.

Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  25
Share: email  facebook  twitter
When: 6.00am on Tuesday 25th of April, 2017 (arrival at 5.30am)
Where: Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne VIC 3004
Your Comment
More Melbourne articles
Articles from other cities
Featured
Foodi Photoh Classie
Top Events
Popular Articles
Categories
Lists
Questions