Australian Embassy

ANZAC Day Commemorations in Japan

On 25 April each year, members and friends of the Australian and New Zealand communities in Japan gather together for ANZAC Day commemorations at the Hodogaya Commonwealth War Cemetery in Yokohama. Over 330 Australian serviceman are buried at the cemetery, administered and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. This year’s ceremony will commence at 9.00am (arrival by 8.45am) and finish by 9.50am Thursday 25 April 2019. Commemorations will involve a small service and wreath laying ceremony at the Australian section of the cemetery, followed by light refreshments until 11.00am. No registration is necessary (no parking available).

Learn more about the cemetery here.