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Armistice Day 2018 on CRN

amclellan, 17th October 2018

It’s Australia and NZ’s annual day to remember the sacrifice of those who have died for Australia in wars and conflicts.

11 November 2018 marks 100 years since the original armistice, when the guns fell silent on the Western Front in France and Belgium, bringing an end to the four years of hostility known as World War I.

This year stations have access to two special commemorative broadcasts marking this significant event, thanks to Launceston’s City Park Radio.

Centenary of Armistice Remembrance Concert
Prerecorded - available from 7 November

Duration: 2 x 53 minute highlights package.

From Launceston’s majestic Albert Hall comes a concert to mark the Centenary of Armistice, with local and international performances encompassing choir, pipe bands, folk music and Australian Army Buglers. 

Over 200 performers will be on stage including the O’Dowds from Moe, Mick Whittle from Geelong, Dean Cocker and Mick Flannagan from Tasmania and Marian Burns from New Zealand.

See all the performers here.

Distributing to stations in Extras 1 & 2 on Wednesday 7 November, and available for file download.

Centenary of Armistice Commemoration Service
Live-only broadcast - 11 November

Duration: Sunday 11 November, 10:04 ADST - 12:00 ADST

Hosted by City Park Radio live from Longford Village Green, Tasmania.

The broadcast will include speeches and live music performance, as well as a minute’s silence at 11:00 (with low level noise to prevent station dead air alarms being activated). 

Only on CRN-2 (channel 631 on VAST). NB. there will be no 11:00 ADST news on CRN-2 during this broadcast.

Brought to stations thanks to City Park Radio and the Northern Midlands RSL.

For CRN subcribers:

  • Live broadcast 11 November only on CRN-2 (VAST Channel 631)
  • For more information contact CRN staff on 02 9310 2999 or email [email protected].

Not a CRN subscriber, but want to find out more about getting content like this for your station? Read more here.

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