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Who do you commemorate on anzac day?


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Answered 2008-07-27 12:38:56

Anzac day is considered a commemorative event because it marks the anniversary of the landing in the Gallipoli coast on April 25th 1915.

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Who commemorates anzac day?

Australians and New Zealanders from all walks of life commemorate ANZAC Day.


What event does ANZAC day commemorate?

ANZAC Day specifically commemorates the landing of the ANZAC troops at Gallipoli in 1915. It has also come to also commemorate all those in the defence forces who have lost their lives due to war.


What countries commemorate Anzac Day?

ANZAC Day is commemorated in Australia and New Zealand. ANZAC Day is now also celebrated in the Cook Islands, Niue, Pitcairn, and Tonga.


Does Australia celebrate Anzac day too?

No one celebrates ANZAC Day. However, both Australia and New Zealand commemorate ANZAC Day with solemn remembrance ceremonies.


What are reasons you commemorate Anzac Day?

The pure and utter reason we commemorate Anzac day is to remember the many many man and children who fought and died for our country, why shouldn't we celebrate that. Lest we forget.


How do the Americans celebrate ANZAC Day?

The Americans do not celebrate ANZAC Day. ANZAC Day is a day of commemoration - not "celebration" - for the people of Australia and New Zealand. Many people in Canada also commemorate ANZAC day out of their respect for the ANZAC troops, whom they fought alongside.


How does Australia commemorate being in World War 2?

ANZAC Day


Who do you celebrate ANZAC Day with?

ANZAC Day is not a day to be celebrated, but one to be commemorated. The best people with whom to commemorate ANZAC Day are those who mean the most to you - family and friends.


Why is Anzac Day celebrated?

ANZAC Day is not celebrated, but rather, commemorated.Celebrate suggests a joyous remembrance of an event, such as a birthday or wedding anniversary. Commemorate means a solemn remembrance of a sad or tragic event, often one in which people died.ANZAC Day is to commemorate the soldiers who have fallenin the name of defending their country. This is not something to celebrate with joy, but to commemorate with respect.


Who was involved in anzac day?

Anzac Day is a day in April that is celebrated in New Zealand and Australia to commemorate their soldiers who fought in the ANZAC in World War 1 in Galipoli and elsewhere. see related link below.


Does Singapore commemorate anzac day?

No. ANZAC Day is only commemorated in Australia and New Zealand. This is because the original ANZAC landing consisted of only official Australian and New Zealand troops.


Do the Italians celebrate Anzac day?

ANZAC Day is commemorated (not celebrated) by people who live in Australia and New Zealand. No doubt Italians who live in these countries do commemorate ANZAC Day, especially Italians who have accepted citizenship of these countries.


Why do you commemorate anzac day on the 25 of April every year?

the first solder died


Who died on anzac day?

ANZAC Day is a date to commemorate the death of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers in Galipolli [Turkey] during WW1 in April 25, 1915


What are some symbols used to commemorate Anzac Day?

Symbols that represent ANZAC Day include:red poppiesrosemaryolive leafThe Rising Sun emblem


Why do you think New Zealanders commemorate ANZAC day?

They commemorate ANZAC day because it was not only Australians that fought in the Gallipoli campaign, but New Zealanders as well. Otherwise they would be called AAC Day because the NZ in the middle (surprise, surprise) stands for New Zealand


Which war in particular does ANZAC day commemorate?

Traditionally it's the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 WW1


Why is ANZAC day commemorated not celebrated?

The difference lies in the different meanings of celebrate and commemorate. Celebrate suggests a joyous remembrance of an event, such as a birthday or wedding anniversary. Commemorate means a solemn remembrance of a sad or tragic event, often one in which people died.ANZAC Day is to commemorate the soldiers who have fallen in the name of defending their country.Tthis is not something to celebrate with joy, but to commemorate with respect.


Is ANZAC DAY a day you should keep celebrating?

ANZAC Day is not celebrated, but rather, commemorated. It should continue to be commemorated so that the sacrifice of men who fought in wars is not forgotten. ANZAC Day is to commemorate the soldiers who have fallen in the name of defending their country. This is not something to celebrate with joy, but to commemorate with respect.Celebrate suggests a joyous remembrance of an event, such as a birthday or wedding anniversary. Commemorate means a solemn remembrance of a sad or tragic event, often one in which people died.


Why do new zealanders celebrate anzac day?

ANZAC stands for Australia New Zealand army corps they commemorate the half day holiday to honour and respect the sacrifice and bravery of the ANZACs


What event does ANZAC Day celebrate?

ANZAC Day does not "celebrate" any event. It commemorates the landing of the ANZAC troops at Gallipoli in 1915, but it has since come to also commemorate all those in the defence forces who have lost their lives due to war.


Who invented anzac day?

Anzac Day is observed in Australia and New Zealand as a day to commemorate war veterans from those nations. Its origin is an impromptu service held in 1915, and as such, no one specific is credited with starting it.


Why do New Zealand and Australia commemorate ANZAC Day on 25th April?

ANZAC stands for Australia and New Zealand Army Corps, so it is important to the people of both New Zealand and Australia. ANZAC Day is a day of remembrance: it commemorates the landing of the ANZAC troops in Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, and the terrible sacrifice these men made.


What countries celebrate ANZAC day?

Australia and New Zealand both commemorate ANZAC Day. It is not so much a celebration as a commemoration, that is, a solemn remembering of those whose lives have been lost through war (particularly at Gallipoli).


Why do you lay down wreaths for ANZAC day?

The reason they lay wreaths is to commemorate the soldiers that protect our country.


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