NORMANDY, France, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Over 1,000 students, educators, cadets, commanding officers and veterans from across Canada will participate in the official Government of Canada 70th Anniversary of D-Day Ceremony at Juno Beach in Normandy, France on June 6, 2014.
The groups, travelling with EF Educational Tours, have spent a week in Europe experiencing firsthand the cities, battlefields and landmarks that tell the story of the Second World War. Before participating in the official D-Day ceremony, all groups will take part in a special EF luncheon where they will have the opportunity to interact with Canadian veterans to hear about their experiences.
Dave Robinson, National Tour Coordinator, and Greg Owen, Vice President of EF Educational Tours, will be available for interviews following the event. Requests for interviews or photo opportunities with students and cadets can be arranged via the media contact below. To view our media kit, visit eftours.ca/ddaymedia.
About EF Educational Tours:
EF Educational Tours is part of EF Education First, the world leader in international education. For nearly half a century, EF has worked toward its mission of developing the next generation of global citizens by breaking down barriers of language, culture and geography. EF partners with educators to help them enrich what they teach in the classroom through programs that lead students around the globe, offering the opportunity to "learn it by living it." EF works with many organizations to develop unique experiential learning programs including C21: Canadians for 21st Century Learning & Innovation, The Vimy Foundation, Canada's History Society, Evergreen and Me to We in support of Free the Children. For more information, visit eftours.ca.
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