MINISTÈRE DE LA DÉFENSE70th anniversary of D-Day
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Commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in the presence of French and foreign veterans:
- A solemn tribute to the millions of soldiers, civilians and resistance fighters who gave their lives for peace.
- A strong message to young people to ensure that the memory endures, and the meaning and values of these historic events are transmitted.
Organise and stage the international ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings:
- 45-minute ceremony retracing the key historical events of World War II
- An immense tribute to the millions who made the ultimate sacrifice for peace
- Set up occupying 115,000 m2 on the beach including a 12,000 m2 stage
Following a 6-month tendering process involving 4 months of production:
- 8,000 spectators
- Presence of 21 Heads of State including Queen Elizabeth II and Barack Obama
- Live broadcast on national and international channels
- Nearly a billion views worldwide