Remembrance Day 2012 Vancouver - SANDS OF KUWAIT Bagpipe Tribute
On Remembrance Day (Nov 11, 2012) in Vancouver, the Seaforth Highlander Pipes and Drums Band lead by Pipe Major CWO Mitchell "Mike" Bain, together with the Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services band performed a moving musical tribute at the Cenotaph in Victory Square in downtown Vancouver BC, Canada. Some of the musical compositions played included The Lament, Sands of Kuwait, Maple Leaf Forever, God Saves the Queen, In Flanders Fields and others. Of those present to place a wreath were BC Premier Christy Clark, Mayor Gregor Robertson, the RCMP, veterans, dignitaries and military personnel. After the official ceremony is over, the public got to lay their poppies on the wreaths. Kids and adults from age 8 to 80 and over all participated. Lest We Forget. [A Video by Ray Van Eng | www.vancouver21.com ] Ray Van Eng is an award-winning photographer, screenwriter, Internet publisher and movie and video producer. One of his videos is currently on view at the Hava Nagila exhibit in The Museum of Jewish Heritage -- A Memorial to The Holocaust in New York from Sep 2012 -- May 2013.