Canadian Forces: Ceremonial Guard hosts the 21st annual Fortissimo on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, ON – The Ceremonial Guard hosted the 21st annual Fortissimo celebration on the lawns of Parliament Hill at 7:00 pm from July 20 to 22, 2017. Fortissimo is a military concert featuring various bands and a sunset ceremony, which is open to the public and celebrated yearly.

In addition to the Ceremonial Guard and musical performers, Fortissimo 2017 included presentations by the Dominion Carillon, the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Massed Pipes and Drums of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the Band of America’s Few, the Royal Canadian Air Force Band, Ceremonial Troop of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, 30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, and the Elite Drill Team and Fife and Drums of the German Wachbataillon.