#Vimy100 commemorations of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge [fr]

Watch President Hollande speech (in French)


100e anniversaire de la bataille de la crète de... par elysee

Watch PM Trudeau’s full #Vimy100 address

French Ambassador in France to commemorate #Vimy100

Ambassador Nicolas Chapuis was in France April 9th to take part in commemorations of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

JPEG - 31.8 kb
© CRT Nord-Pas-de-Calais/S.Dhote

He attended the following notable events:

- The First Nations ceremony at the Canadian Vimy Memorial Park
- The inauguration of the exhibition “Vimy 1917, the underground war of Canadians” at the Centre d’histoire Guerre et Paix
- The consecration ceremony of the Hill 70 Memorial in Loos-en-Gohelle
- The official opening of the new Visitor Education Centre at the National Vimy Memorial
- The Poppy Ceremony at Place des Héros in Arras
- The commemorative ceremony at the National Vimy Memorial (Sunday, April 9th, 2017)

Follow @franceaucanada #Vimy100

Vimy commemorations in Canada :

- Ottawa - National War Memorial, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - 8:30AM and Beechwood Cemetery - 11:00AM
- Toronto : Monument to all wars - 11AM and Fort York - 1:30PM
- Montréal : Parc Notre-Dame-de-Grâce - 3:00PM
- Québec : Musée du Royal 22e Régiment, à la citadelle de Québec
- Vancouver : Mountain View Cemetery - 10:30AM and Victoria Memorial Park North-Vancouver 1:00PM.

Dernière modification : 10/04/2017

top of the page