Series of Events on Friday to Commemorate Battle of Gallipoli Fallen on Limnos

April 19, 2018

LIMNOS, Greece – The island of Limnos will be holding a series of events at Mudros on Friday to commemorate the soldiers (ANZAC) that fell in the notorious Battle of Gallipoli during World War I.

They will start with a memorial service at the Commonwealth Cemetery in Mudros at 11:00 and the laying of wreaths, followed by an event at the Mudros cultural centre at 13:00 where Athens University Professor Vassiliki Chrysanthopoulou will speak about “Limnos and the legacy of the Gallipoli campaign”. Participants will also be able to view a photography exhibition on WWI that will be on show at the centre.

At 14:00 on Friday, flowers will be laid at the Memorial Plaque-Australians’ Monument in Mudros port, followed by a visit and tour of the Limnos Municipality’s History and Naval Traditions Information Centre. This will be followed by the unveiling at 17:00 in the port area of a memorial plaque and the naming of a pier built by Australian troops as the “Australian Pier”.

Speeches by officials attending the events, including the government, local authorities, embassy representatives and the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Inc will be held at the Mudros open-air theatre at 18:00 in the evening and the events will end with a concert by the band Grupetto.


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