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The Centenary commemoration of the death of the Red Baron - Fricourt

The Centenary commemoration of the death of the Red Baron - Fricourt

Saturday 21 April 2018 - 15:30 to 21:00

The Centenary commemoration of the death of Manfred Von Richtofen (Red baron)

3:30 pm : official ceremony at the German Military  Cemetary of Fricourt with brass band and singer.
4:30 pm : ceremony at the French war memorial with brass band (National Hymn)
5:30 pm : conference on the history of the "Red baron"
     > Reading of soldiers' letters and songs by Erika
     > Manfred Von Richtofen from his birth to his death, his four graves from Bertangles to Wiesbaden in the family grave
     > But also the history of exeptional French pilots and tribute to the children of Fricourt that died for France.
By Roger Routier / Catherine Payen local amature historians of Poppy Country.

8:30 pm - 9 pm : Musical performance themed on remembrance

Organiser: 
Tourist Office of the Poppy country
+33(0)322751642
Venue of event: 
Town Hall
4 place de l'Eglise
80300 Fricourt