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Talking about What Is Memorial Day, the Memorial Day is a day of remembrance and thanks. It’s a day to pay tribute, thanks and remember those who gave their lives for the safety of country and citizen of America. In the USA the Memorial Day celebrated for all the military men and women who died while saving their country. It is a federal holiday in America on Last Monday of May every year. Memorial Day 2017 is arriving on Monday 29 May 2017.
On Memorial, Day Americans visit the cemeteries and place US Flag on each grave of militarists. They also share Quotes about Memorial Day among each other and also greet each other with Greetings of Memorial Day. People also share Beautiful Cards of Memorial Day with their near and dear ones on a great day. Every citizen enjoys the long weekend with various activities celebrating the event. A large number of Americans also enjoy the Parade on Memorial Day.
But the best to do on the Memorial Day is to enjoy the National Memorial Day Concert. It’s free concert conduct annually since 1989 in Washington D.C. on the west lawn of the US Capitol Building. The National Memorial Day Concert also broadcast live on NPR, PBS, and in more than 175 countries also by US military personnel. Millions of people across the world and the country view and hear the concert. Also, a large number of Americans watch the National Memorial Day Concert at US Capitol.
Main purpose and mission of the National Memorial Day Concert are to band together with the country and citizens. And it’s for the appreciation and remembrance of fallen, and also to serve who’re grieving on the Memorial Day. The great concert features inspiriting performances, dramatic readings, actors, musical artists and the documentary footage honoring military uniformed men and women. And also families of them, and the people who made an extreme sacrifice for the country. The National Memorial Day Concert has become a multi-award winning and one of the highest rated programs on PBS.
The great National Memorial Day Concert 2016 became 3rd highest rated prime time program on PBS. And also it became the 2nd highest rated program of Special Performance for the season of 2015-2016. Concert’s rating is increasing by 12% every year and it is the highest in 5 years. Same is about the National Memorial Day Concert 2017.
The National Memorial Day Concert 2017 will also be streamed live on PBS and live at the same place. Last year’s live streaming of the concert amassed more than 434,000 minutes of view time. So what is your plan for the National Memorial Day Concert 2017? Do you want to be a part of it as it free of tickets for anyone? Or you can also watch it live on PBS from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm and for a repeat from 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
Answers to your Questions about the National Memorial Day Concert 2017
Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about National Memorial Day Concert 2017. Gather in information to be a part of this amazing concert.
Date and Time of National Memorial Day Concert 2017
The concert will be held on 28 May Sunday 2017 starting at 8:00 pm and ending at 9:30 pm. And the gates are open from 5:00 pm.
Location of National Memorial Day Concert 2017
Like always the concert will conduct in Washington at the West Lawn of US Capitol. Southwest corner of Capitol grounds is the best access to the great concert. Closest stations of the concert include Federal Center SW, Union Station and the Capitol South.
Tickets for National Memorial Day Concert 2017
The great remembrance concert is free for the public, you need no tickets to watch it.
Beginning of National Memorial Day Concert 2017
It begins with the National Anthem of US by National Symphony Orchestra followed by the anthem singer. Except the National Memorial Day Concert 2011, because national anthem was sung acapella.
Gates opening time of National Memorial Day Concert 2017
Gates are open at 5:00 pm, before the time you can’t admit to west lawn. Checkpoints are set up, parcels and bags will be checked. And the guest has to enter through the Metal Detector. For the people with disabilities, there are viewing areas.
Accommodation for disables on the National Memorial Day Concert 2017
Two viewing areas are designated for disable guests. The park ranger or wearing Yellow Shirt the event staff member can guide to the exact area on the day.
PBS’ Broadcasting of National Memorial Day Concert 2017
Live streaming of the concert on PBS will start at 8:00 pm. So you can also enjoy it at home staying tuned with PBS. In repeat telecast, you can watch it at 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
So make a plan and get ready to be a part of National Memorial Day Concert 2017. Or enjoy it live broadcasted on PBS.