Canada Day celebrations will be attended by newly wed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate will spend their second day of royal tour in Canada. Canada day 2011 July 1st celebrate 144th birthday of Canada in Ottawa. Canada Day is the official Independence Day of Canada.

Thousands gathered at the National War Memorial and Rideau Hall for the first two public appearances of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to launch their eight-day Canadian tour.

Friday’s celebrations will start with the royal couple visiting the Canadian Museum of Civilization mid-morning. They are expected to arrive on Parliament Hill around noon. William and Kate will also attend a citizenship ceremony and return to Parliament Hill late in the evening for a show that will include fireworks and music.

The couple, married in April, left London’s Heathrow Airport early Thursday and landed in Canada mid-afternoonWilliam, last in Canada when he was 15 years old, addressed a huge crowd at Rideau Hall, the official Governor General’s residence, starting his speech in French and by saying he and Kate were “delighted” to be on their first trip together to Canada.

“We have been looking forward to this moment for a very long time. And before we were married, we had a longing to come here together,” said Prince William.

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