John Fitzgerald Kennedy - The Torch Still Burns Brightly

Event Details

John Fitzgerald Kennedy - The Torch Still Burns Brightly

Time: November 22, 2013 from 5:45pm to 6:45pm
Location: Quay side by Eternal Flame, New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland
Event Type: music, commemoration, -, national, for, jfk
Organized By: Vincent Kennedy
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2013

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Event Description

Vincent Kennedy will conduct his music “John Fitzgerald Kennedy – The Torch Still Burns Brightly” at a ceremony by the eternal flame on the quay side in New Ross on Friday 22nd November at 17.50pm. The ceremony will be the national commemoration and remembrance for President Kennedy who was assassinated 50 years ago and is timed to take place at the same time as that tragic event in 1963. The music was commissioned by New Ross Town council and is the final part of their JFK ceremonies this year.  The performers will be the New Ross and District Pipe Band (current world champions), The Holy Family Confraternity Brass Band and musicians from the southeast and Dublin. 

Vincent will conduct the music again in the National Concert Hall, DUblin on Tuesday 26th November in a 8pm concert with the Rathfarnham Concert Band Society which also features the music of John Williams.

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Comment by Gerry Regan on November 19, 2013 at 9:09pm

Too far away, alas, Vincent. Hope we might watch it via streaming video or video recording. Let us know.

Comment by Vincent Kennedy on November 21, 2013 at 6:10pm

Hi Gerry,

I am trying to find out if the event later today (its already 22nd) is being webcast. If I receive confirmation I will of course let you know.

Happy eve from Dublin,



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