Anzac Day 2018 Date – New Zealand NZ Australia Queensland QSL – National Holiday?

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Anzac Day 2018 Date

Wednesday, 25 April
Anzac Day 2018 in New Zealand

Wednesday, 25 April
Anzac Day 2018 in Australia

Wednesday, 25 April
Anzac Day 2018 in Queensland

ANZAC Day in New Zealand

Anzac Day has been a public holiday in New Zealand since 1921. However, it was observed as early as 1916. A civic delegation in Wellington persuaded the government to gazette April 25 as a general half-day holiday. By 1920 it was apparent that most New Zealanders wanted Anzac Day observed as a sacred day and later that year the government introduced a bill to make Anzac Day a .
Many New Zealanders observe Anzac Day on April 25. It commemorates the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli, Turkey, during World War I in 1915. This event, also observed in Australia, remembers all New Zealanders who served their country in wars and conflicts.

Many New Zealanders attend parades, dawn services or commemorative ceremonies on Anzac Day. The Anzac Day parades involve returned service personnel wearing their medals while marching behind banners. Defence force members, cadets and youth organizations also join in the parade.

It’s also common to lay wreaths to remember New Zealanders who fought and died in past wars and conflicts. Some people travel to be part of a commemorative service at Gallipoli, in Turkey, on Anzac Day.

Anzac Day 2018 Date - New Zealand NZ Australia Queensland QSL - National Holiday?

Anzac Day 2018 Australia

Anzac Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who have fought and died for their country. The anniversary of the landing of troops from Australia and New Zealand on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, in World War I on April 25, 1915. The bravery of all military personnel who participated in this campaign and the lives of those who died in all military actions are remembered. and is marked annually on the anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War.

Many ceremonies, parades and other activities are held on ANZAC Day to remember the lives of those who participated or died in military action, particularly on the Gallipoli Peninsula in World War I. Dawn prayer or church services are a particularly important aspect of ANZAC Day. These represent the comradeship that the soldiers experienced as they rose each morning to prepare for another day of military action. After the services, gunfire breakfast (coffee with rum in it) is often served.

Anzac Day 2018 Dates for Next Years

Wed Apr 25 1990 ANZAC Day
Thu Apr 25 1991 ANZAC Day
Sat Apr 25 1992 ANZAC Day
Sun Apr 25 1993 ANZAC Day
Mon Apr 25 1994 ANZAC Day
Tue Apr 25 1995 ANZAC Day
Thu Apr 25 1996 ANZAC Day
Fri Apr 25 1997 ANZAC Day
Sat Apr 25 1998 ANZAC Day
Sun Apr 25 1999 ANZAC Day
Tue Apr 25 2000 ANZAC Day
Wed Apr 25 2001 ANZAC Day
Thu Apr 25 2002 ANZAC Day
Fri Apr 25 2003 ANZAC Day
Sun Apr 25 2004 ANZAC Day
Mon Apr 25 2005 ANZAC Day
Tue Apr 25 2006 ANZAC Day
Wed Apr 25 2007 ANZAC Day
Fri Apr 25 2008 ANZAC Day
Sat Apr 25 2009 ANZAC Day
Sun Apr 25 2010 ANZAC Day
Mon Apr 25 2011 ANZAC Day
Wed Apr 25 2012 ANZAC Day
Thu Apr 25 2013 ANZAC Day
Fri Apr 25 2014 ANZAC Day
Sat Apr 25 2015 ANZAC Day
Mon Apr 27 2015 ANZAC Day observed
Mon Apr 25 2016 ANZAC Day
Tue Apr 25 2017 ANZAC Day 
Wed Apr 25 2018 ANZAC Day
Thu Apr 25 2019 ANZAC Day
Sat Apr 25 2020 ANZAC Day
Mon Apr 27 2020 ANZAC Day observed

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