和平紀念碑 cenotaph 2014.11.9

2014.11.9 | 和平紀念碑  cenotaph 「 陣亡將士紀念星期天 」今年在2014.11.9 。 這天和平紀念碑掛上了香港區旗、中國國旗、前軍人組織旗。碑外圍欄也解開,讓市民可以走近。 回歸後,這個英聯邦的紀念日子沒有了官方的地位。猶幸,儀式最重要是那份向一戰和二戰英雄致敬的心意還得以繼續。 今年多加一份意思,2014年是第一次世界大戰的一百週年。 remembrance sunday was on yesterday, 9nov14. the monument was opened to the public after ceremony was observed earlier the day. hong kong flag, china national flag and the ex-servicemen’s flag were hoisted. poppy wreaths are laid around. in addition to sending our respect to those […]

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2012.9.11 | the cenotaph和平紀念碑 每次經過這裡都會肅立幾秒。為了致敬,也為感英魂的寂寞 – 每日那麼多亮麗光鮮的辦公男女,在祂面前視若無睹,擦身直過。 its solemnity is immense. never understood why all these people passing by everyday pay no respect let alone any attention to what it is and what it represents. further understanding 多一點認識  a cenotaph is an “empty tomb” or a monument erected in honour of a person or  group […]

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