D-Day 80 Concerts
Throughout 2024, Music Celebrations International is proud to organize festival and parade experiences in France to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. We invite all ensembles to learn more about these opportunities to honor those who selflessly sacrificed so much on June 6, 1944.
About D-Day 80 Concerts
On June 6, 1944, the greatest military invasion in history commenced on the northwestern shores of France – the Allied Invasion and Liberation of France from Nazi Germany during World War II. Now known as D-Day, this event marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler’s oppressive regime.
In 2019, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this epic event, Music Celebrations International established a series of enormously successful musical performances in Paris, Normandy, and Washington, D.C. to memorialize the men and women who served, fought, and gave their lives during that pivotal moment in human history.
In the wake of the 75th anniversary events, an increased demand for further musical commemorations led to an established set of annual concerts conceived to continue remembering these heroes through music – and to celebrate the many freedoms enjoyed by the world today.
Throughout 2024, Music Celebrations International is planning events throughout France to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. You can find more information on all events taking place below.
D-Day 80 Normandy Parade
JUNE 5 – 11, 2024
March along the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 2024, 80 years after the landing on D-Day which led to the liberation of Europe. Marching bands from across the United States are invited to apply for this event.
Paris Choral Festival
July 2 – 9, 2024
Music Celebrations International is pleased to produce the Paris Choral Festival with a finale performance in La Madeleine to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day and the Liberation of France.
D-Day Memorial Wind Band
JUNE 2 – 8, 2024
Wind bands and individual band performers from across the United States are invited to participate in this memorable festival experience commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.
D-Day 80th Commemoration Concert Series in France
An invitation to all choirs, bands, and orchestras to pay musical tribute to thousands of Americans who never returned to America, having given their all for the present freedom of Europe and our country.