10 November 1917 marks the day that Canadian troops ended the Battle of Passchendaele by capturing the ruins of the village.

Together with the Canadian Government, the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 and the Municipality of Zonnebeke organise official ceremonies of remembrance to commemorate the end of the battle and all casualties.

November 9
1.00 p.m.: Opening Ceremony of the Canadian Passchendaele Memorial Garden
3.30 p.m.: Canada Gate Dedication Ceremony, Sunset Ceremony and Vigil at the Passchendaele Canadian Memorial

November 10
9.00 a.m.: Commemorative Ceremony at CWGC Tyne Cot Cemetery
6.00 p.m.: Remembrance Ceremony at the Passchendaele Canadian Memorial, followed by a torchlight procession to the Passchendaele Church
8.30 p.m.: concert ‘Passchendaele, the End of the Road’, Passchendaele Church

The Passchendaele Ceremony commemorates the end of the Battle of Passchendaele and all casualties, communities and countries involved. The ceremony starts with a subdued reflection at the Crest Farm Canadian Memorial followed by a torch parade through the Canadalaan. The parade follows the path of the last hundred metres of the attack and ends at Passchendaele church. After the ceremony all participants will be invited to an open air reception, followed by a concert in the church.
Passchendaele Ceremony - Canadian Ceremony of Remembrance


8980 Zonnebeke


From Thursday, November 9, 2017
To Friday, November 10, 2017


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