On 25th April 2015 it was the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day. Australians and New Zealanders were in Turkey together in Gallipoli peninsula, for a ceremony to the Anzac troops who fought and died a century ago.
A formal ceremony was hold on Friday night into the dawn of Saturday to remember and commemorate the Anzac soldiers who died on 25th April 1915.
Among the participants, there were the Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, his New Zealand counterpart John Key, Prince Harry and Prince Charles.
At the ceremony, the Australian defense force chief Mark Binskin referred to the bound between Australians and New Zealanders and the Anzac legend which was born on that day a century ago.
While the ceremony in Turkey was going on, in Australia, more than 120 thousand people lined in the mall in front of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. In New Zealand, for the Anzac Day services, more than 20 thousand people gathered at the new Pukeahu National War Memorial in Wellington. In Auckland, more than 34 thousand people stood at the War Memorial Museum and more than 20 thousand people were in Dunedin and Christchurch.