On the occasion of the Centenary of the Armistice 14-18 this Sunday November 11, 2018 the city of Paris pays homage to the last soldiers. We are all invited to gather around and remember! The duty of remembrance is vital and primordial for all generations.
In Paris as everywhere in France, commemorations, exhibitions, film screenings and public readings are held to pay tribute to the 9.7 million dead (including 1.4 million French) because of the First World War. Commemorative bells will ring in every French village on Sunday November 11, 2018 at 11 a.m. sharp.
Program of the Centenary of the Armistice 14-18 in Paris:
Centenary 14-18: official ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe
To commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice of WWI, over 60 heads of state and 120 foreign dignitaries will gather at the Arc de Triomphe this Sunday November 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. “In the name of remembrance and peace creation”, they will listen to a name of soldiers who died during their mission these past 12 months.
Centenary 14-18: Inauguration of the Parisian War Memorial
On the occasion of the centenary of the Armistice of the Great War, Paris authorities inaugurates its Parisian War Memorial this Sunday November 11, 2018 at 5 p.m. Set on the outer wall of the Père Lachaise cemetery, the War Memorial draws up a list of 94,415 names on a 280-m long panel.
Centenary 14-18: huge wall by Crey 132 at the Invalides
Street art is part of the Centenary of the Armistice. The Office National des Anciens Combattants [Veterans’ National Office] asked artist Crey 132 to create a huge oval wall with the colors of cornflower on the roundabout of the Invalides Esplanade in Paris.
Centenary 14-18: 94,415 flowers in front of the City Hall
On the occasion of the Centenary of the Armistice of the First World War, Paris city hall sets 94,415 blue, white and red flowers in front of the city hall this Saturday November 10 and Sunday 11, 2018.
Centenary of the Armistice 14-18 at the Musée de la Grande Guerre
This Sunday November 11, 2018, let’s go to the Musée de la Grande Guerre to celebrate – with your family – the centenary of the Armistice of the Great War. All day long, reconstructers will come dressed as 14-18 soldiers to teach you more. The museum, free on the occasion, also offers guided tours and light and sound shows, an event you don’t want to miss.
Centenary of the Armistice 14-18 in Montrouge
On the occasion of the centenary of the Armistice, the city of Montrouge offers many events from November 9 to 11, 2018 to remember this tragic moment of History…
Whatever your choice, this Sunday November 11, 2018, it’s essential to get out to remember.
From 10 November 2018 to 11 November 2018