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REMEMBER

The American Musical Salute to Liberation
March 2019-August, 2020

 

The American Musical Salute to Liberation is at concert tour designed for groups who wish to schedule their own travel dates.  This incredible program is available to school and community Bands, Choirs, Orchestras and JROTC Cadets.

75th Anniversary Commemoration

 

June 6, 1944 - Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France.  After a heroic effort and sacrifice by thousands of valiant men representing the “greatest generation,” The German held villages throughout Normandy were liberated. This marked the beginning of the defeat of Nazi Tyranny throughout Europe.

 

Sainte-Mère-Église
Host Village of the 
American Musical Salute to Liberation

 

Sainte-Mère-Église, the first village to be liberated by American paratroopers, hosts this historic American Musical Salute. The town has since named their streets after Allied Generals including General Eisenhower. They have also preserved WWII era artifacts in the Airborne Museum in the center of town. The Mayor has expressed his best wishes and looks forward to greeting the participants as they visit his wonderful village. Each group will have an opportunity to perform in the Town Square for an appreciative audience of residents of the village and visitors from around the world.

 

This event has been recognized by numerous veterans associations, community organizations, military and government officials and will provide participants and spectators an opportunity to salute those men and women who have sacrificed for our nation. 

 

The Ceremonies
Brittany American Cemetery
Normandy American Cemetery

 

Your group will have an opportunity to perform in a ceremony and wreath laying at the American Cemeteries in the Normandy region, including the Brittany American Cemetery and the Normandy American Cemetery.  Combined, these solemn and sacred cemeteries are the final resting place for nearly 15,000 brave Americans who paid the ultimate sacrifice as part of the D-Day and Normandy campaigns during the summer of 1944.  

 

These important ceremonies not only provide a tribute to the fallen, but they also serve as a reminder to all those participating in the ceremony the price of freedom.  The sacrifice made by so many, and the motivation behind it, should be honored, cherished and never forgotten.
 

Our Mission 

 

The American Musical Salute to Liberation will provide a meaningful tribute to our veterans and armed forces while featuring community organizations, talented performing groups, dignitaries, and military groups - all joining together to share the Spirit of America with the citizens and visitors of Normandy. 

Liberation Tour Highlights

 

3 Nights in Normandy

  • American Cemetery in Normandy at Omaha Beach

  • American Cemetery in Brittany

  • Parade and Musical Salute in Sainte-Mère-Église

  • D-Day Landing Beaches

  • Mont St. Michel

3 Nights in Paris

  • Eiffel Tower

  • Montmatre

  • Louvre

  • Notre Dame Cathedral