ANZAC DAY 2016 - Udon Thani, Thailand.

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Post by Sport » March 10, 2016, 4:12 pm

Monday, 25 April is ANZAC Day at the Aussie Burger Sports Bar in Udon. Its still a few weeks away, so I am putting this up early to enable guests to organize themselves. It is an open day for all nationalities to attend, if you cannot make it to Kanchanaburi (River Kwae) and would like to attend a small ceremony, you are most welcome. There will be other ANZAC Day celebrations in Laos, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Pattaya, Bangkok and other provinces, and maybe more establishments in Udon Thani will be open for celebrations. If you have children, they are more than welcome and encouraged to attend as well.

The day starts off around 7.30-8am with the small snacks and Bundaberg Rum and milk and other rums, coffee, tea, water and fruit juices, supplied by the bar. Official guests from the Royal Thailand Military will be welcomed by former Australian soldiers, and a short speech by an Australian and New Zealander. The Australian and New Zealand flags will be manned by the 2 nations and the Bugler will be heard in the background. After this short service, everybody can help themselves to fresh cooked corned beef, mashed potato, peas, cabbage, white sauce and roast chicken. Hopefully we will watch live the ceremony from Gallipoli, around 9am then cross to the ceremony in France. We do not care if you only come for the service, have something to eat and leave, people have other things to do with their lives and don't be afraid to eat as much as you like, I would rather see people get fat than be seen going hungry. The food will be supplied free of charge.

The AFL game Collingwood and Essendon will be shown live along with three live NRL games. I will post more details as the day becomes nearer.

Thanks Rob.

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Post by wazza » March 11, 2016, 9:49 pm

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I left 2000 Baht with you when I left a few weeks ago

This was to buy the first round of beers after the formalities have completed.

Not sure If im back in time..

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Post by fatbob » March 12, 2016, 9:50 am

I'm heading to Kanchanaburi this year as it is the last year they are holding the service at the war cemetery in town, normally they hold two services, one at hell fire pass and the one at the cemetery, next year it will be at hell fire pass only.
I will definitely be at yours next year Rob to sample your great food and hospitality.

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Post by Sport » March 13, 2016, 6:16 pm

Thanks Waz for that kind donation, the guests/customers will remember you, hopefully you can make it back in time. 2000b should be around 30 small beers or 4.5 shots of high quality tequila, (470b 30ml shot).

I hope you have a memorable time down there Chris, and we will see you before next years ANZAC Day.

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Post by maaka » March 14, 2016, 4:33 am

my brother Ringo should be there Rob, and did you know that Siam / Thailand took part in WW1 ? so you can butter up your military guests in a brotherly manner...

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Post by russell17au » March 14, 2016, 4:16 pm

Hi Sport, unfortunately I will not be there this year as I do not leave Melbourne for Hauy Keong until 2nd May but we will come and meet you after we get back.

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Post by wazza » March 25, 2016, 8:58 am

coxo wrote:I'm heading to Kanchanaburi this year as it is the last year they are holding the service at the war cemetery in town, normally they hold two services, one at hell fire pass and the one at the cemetery, next year it will be at hell fire pass only.
I will definitely be at yours next year Rob to sample your great food and hospitality.
Coxo

Heard a reason why this change ???

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Post by fatbob » March 25, 2016, 11:45 am

I guess it's to do with Aust government cutbacks as they finance the whole thing.

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Post by Lone Star » March 25, 2016, 12:09 pm

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Post by Sport » April 9, 2016, 1:45 pm

Just bumping up the topic.

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Post by grievous » April 9, 2016, 2:51 pm

wont be in town but I will drop a few boxes of pies over a couple of days before for the Anzac Day Footy Clash.

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Post by Sport » April 11, 2016, 11:23 am

Thanks J for the pies (Not the Collingwood ones), we wont tell anybody otherwise they will want a sample before the 25th. Hopefully one day you and Waz can make it together.

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Post by Sport » April 22, 2016, 9:50 am

Just bumping up. The pies were delivered yesterday by Mr grevious, thanks mate for that, they will go down well for the attendees. And for the people that are attending Kanchanaburi have a safe journey and the people that cannot make it to a ceremony of some description, good wishes on the day.

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Post by wazza » April 22, 2016, 11:30 am

Sport have changed my flights , to allow my attendance .

See you there... need anything ???

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Post by mancman » April 22, 2016, 12:26 pm

wazza wrote:Sport have changed my flights , to allow my attendance .

See you there... need anything ???
Sport he's only coming for the pie's (not Collingwood) lol

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