Canadians celebrate their country's birthday every year on Canada Day, July the first. The Capital City, Ottawa, starts the event by closing all the streets that surround the Parliament Hill to traffic. Thousands of people walk freely and enjoy the entertainment of Buskers who perform on the streets. Each year events carry on through out the day on Parliament Hill's main stage. The July 1, 2012 closing celebrations were recorded by KEY RECORDS. The celebration of Canada's 145th birthday concluded with the traditional fireworks show.
Canada Day's 2012 schedule on Parliament Hill. At 9 a.m. there was a Carillon Concert. The Parliament's Peace-Tower's 53 Bells rang out. A flag raising ceremony took place at 9:30 a.m. Then there was a... "Changing of the Guards", ceremony at 10 a.m. From noon to 1:30 p.m. there was a noon-show Broadcasted Live from Parliament Hill. Also Broadcasted Live was the evening-show from 7:30-10 p.m. (A variety of entertainers performed on the main stage at Parliament Hill). At 10 p.m. the celebrations concluded with the Fireworks.
Video recorded July 1, 2012 at Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada.
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NOTE: Dogs and pets are not allowed at Canada Day sites. Exceptions are made for service dogs.