Tomorrow is Anzac Day.
Yesterday, in Anzac Square, Brisbane, up to 4000 students from primary schools and secondary schools around south-east Queensland attended the Anzac Commemoration Ceremony for Students.
Elizabeth was lucky enough to be one of the 25 children chosen to represent her school and Mrs Bob volunteered to go along as one of the nine adults accompanying the students on their journey into the city.
Transport was provided free of charge for all children and adults attending the ceremony courtesy of Queensland Rail services.
Elizabeth and her fellow students sat somewhere towards the back…
You can read more about the ceremony over at abc.net.au
What is Anzac Day?
I have explained Anzac Day before, back in 2009, in a post very coincidentally called Tomorrow is Anzac Day.
But some schoolkids, yes, school kids, have made this remarkable video about Anzac Day. It’s nearly 8 minutes long so if you don’t think you have enough time to watch it, do remember that the Anzacs fought for 8 long months so that we can enjoy the freedom that we have today.
It all started exactly 100 years ago, April 25th, 4:30 AM. See if you can watch this film from beginning to end without wiping a tear from your eye…