Anzac Day in Hong Kong - 25 April 2022
Anzac Day 2022 Virtual Commemoration
Consuls-General of Australia and New Zealand, with the Consul-General of Turkey, commemorate Anzac Day, paying respect to those who have served and sacrificed in defence of our countries.
Sai Wan War Cemetery
Location and visiting information
Sai Wan War Cemetery is in the east of Hong Kong island, about 11kms from Central. It is most easily reached by taking the MTR Island line to Chai Wan. From there you can take a taxi from the rank below the station, or board Public Light Bus 16M or 16X which runs from Chai Wan station to Stanley, requesting it to stop at the Sai Wan War Cemetery. Please note that there are extremely limited parking spaces available.
The cemetery is open to the public from 8am – 5pm daily.
Other ways to commemorate
ABC Australia (NOW TV Ch 561 & CABLE TV Ch 326) will cover Anzac Day happenings occurring across the country. At 3:30am Hong Kong time you can watch the National Dawn Service in Canberra on ABC TV, on its YouTube channel, and also on the ABC Australia Facebook page. Other Anzac Day-related broadcasts will continue throughout the day.
Listen to the Department of Veterans' Affairs' Spotify playlist, Anzac Day Commemorative Service, for music to help with your private commemoration.
Find out more about your own family’s military history. The National Archives of Australia and the Australian War Memorial websites are good places to start.
Take a tour of key Anzac sites with 360 degree images and video. Download the ANZAC 360 app from the Apple Store or Google Play. You can also experience some of the Gallipoli sites of World War I via the ANZAC Walk podcast.