Silent City Meets Living City
- Saturday 14 October, 2017 from 19:00 to 20:00
- Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke
CWGC Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passchendaele, is the most important reminder of the Battle of Passchendaele. With nearly 12,000 graves and 35,000 names of soldiers with no known grave, Tyne Cot Cemetery is the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world.
On Saturday 14 October at 7 p.m., the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 and the Municipality of Zonnebeke organise at CWGC Tyne Cot Cemetery a moment of silence and reflection at to commemorate the many victims. During a serene sound and light show, participants will illuminate the gravestones and the names on the Tyne Cot Memorial to bring a proper tribute.
Those who want to be part of this unique and powerful ceremony at this symbolic location, can register via www.passchendaele2017.org. Those who cannot register online, can contact the MMP1917 by phone on +32 (0) 51 77 04 41.