The young singers dedicated to the Canterbury Youth Voices, based in Oklahoma City, will have to wait still a year to go to Normandy, France, and occur in the parade to the memorial of D-day and the musical salute to veterans due to the pandemic of sars coronavirus.
As stated earlier, a contingent of a hundred singers from Canterbury Youth Voices, ranging from the second to the 12th year, had planned for two years to make the trip in France last week to participate in the 76th annual commemoration of d-day.
On June 6, 1944, over 160,000 allied soldiers landed on the coast of heavily-fortified French to fight the nazi forces. The massive invasion of the american troops, british, canadian and other mark a major turning point in the Second world War in Europe.
The commemorative celebrations of D-day in France began in 1945 and have been cancelled this year for the first time in response to the pandemic, according to the Military Times.
The singers were scheduled this year to sit on the dais with dignitaries and make two parts at a ceremony and wreath-laying in the cemeteries, americans in Brittany and Omaha Beach. In addition, the group had occur in a concert feature film.
Canterbury Youth Voices should be the unity musical voice official events of D-day 2020 and an official representative of the United States.