Poppy Day

“Poppy Day”

Remembrance Day also known as “Poppy Day” is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I, to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty.

This day, is also recognized as a special day for war remembrances in many non-Commonwealth countries.

The red remembrance poppy has become a familiar emblem of Remembrance Day due to the poem “In Flanders Fields”.

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire was the Master of the Ceremony where many Dominicans turned up to pay their tribute.

The Police Officers marched extremely well and gave the impression of being organized, engrossed as well as sympathetic to the meaning behind this significant day.

“Poppy Day”

This event was held in front of “People’s Park”, where some tourists sat and observed our citizens paying their tribute.

Apart from The Police Force, Ministers made themselves present to pay their respect.

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