We are thrilled to invite you to our 2021 Inauguration Watch Party. Join DA Spain to celebrate the day we have all been working and waiting for: the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the 46th President and Vice President on Jan 20th.
Our celebration will kickoff on Zoom at 17:00 CET and take us all the way to Kamala Kocktail Hour commencing at 21:00h.
Beginning at 17:30 we will stream the events live from Washington DC so we can witness them together. After that we will be toasting and celebrating along with other DA members globally and throughout Spain. We want YOU to participate with us by sharing a toast, an invocation or even a short poem of no more than a minute.If you would like to share a toast from your heart to the hearts of our new President and Vice President, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan 18 for details.
Also, feel free to dress up for this great occasion, should the spirit move you!
Join Democrats Abroad Global, and Democrats Abroad France, as we watch and celebrate the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, and the dawning of a new day in America. (Updated Jan 16): We will begin at 5:00PM France time — note that the time has been updated by the Biden Inauguration planners, due to the VP Swearing in Ceremony now beginning at about 5:30PM France time, with the Presidential Swearing In Ceremony expected to begin around 5:45PM.
Join the Democrats Abroad Lyon chapter in celebrating the historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on January 20.
Kamala will take the Oath of Office at 11:45 AM Washington, D.C. time (17:45 in Lyon), followed 15 minutes later by Joe at noon.
We'll be starting our event an hour earlier for some interesting and fun activities, including:
- A look back at some Famous Inaugural Speeches
- Poems and Readings
- An Inauguration Trivia Quiz
- Vote for the Best- and Worst-Dressed First Ladies
- Inauguration Ball Music
Although, according to the Washington Post, some stateside Americans will be celebrating with special eats and drinks including Ice Cream Jubilee's Cuppa Joe, and Amtrak Joe's Pilsner and Madam Veep's IPA beers from Atlas Brew Works, we'll be able to provision ourselves with food from the world's gastronomical capitol and champagne.
Bring your favorite snacks and beverages and join us for some virtual celebration!
Join us to celebrate the historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!
5:00 pm: DA Italy meet & greet and hear some of our member's hopes and dreams for this new era in American politics.
5:30: Live-stream the Inaugural events from Washington so we can witness this special event together!
YOU MUST EMAIL RSVP TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM LOGIN INFORMATION:
We have so much to celebrate: the White House, House of Representatives and Senate (including the historic win of both Georgia Senate seats)!
This election has proven what we can achieve with unity, dedication, and active participation.
We still have many challenges ahead so we must stay active and connected to move FORWARD!
Watch the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris with the Global Black Caucus. RSVP to Receive the Zoom link. Join at any time throughout the evening.
January 20th Schedule of events (all times Eastern, and subject to change)
Invocation: Father Leo J. O'Donovan, American Jesuit Catholic priest and theologian, former President of Georgetown University
National Anthem: Lady Gaga, award-winning artist, performer, businesswoman, and activist
Pledge of Allegiance: Andrea Hall, President of the International Association of Firefighters Local 3920 from Fulton County, Georgia.
11:45 am: Vice Presidential Swearing-In: Kamala Harris
12:00 pm: Presidential Swearing-In: The oath is administered by Chief Justice John Roberts as designated in the Constitution
12:15 pm: Inaugural Address: President Joseph Biden
Jennifer Lopez, award-winning actress, singer, dancer, producer, and businesswoman
Poetry Reading: Amanda Gorman, named in 2017 as the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate in the United States by UrbanWord and the Library of Congress.
Benediction: Reverend Dr. Silvester Beaman, Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware.
Pass in Review - 1:00 pm East Front of the Capitol
In the traditional military ceremony, the President, First Lady, Vice President, and Second Gentleman, hosted by the Commander of Joint Task Force-National Capital Region, will review the readiness of the troops, represented by every branch of the military.
Wreath Laying Ceremony - 1:45 pm Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery
The wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will provide the American people with a show of bipartisan unity. The event will honor the nation's brave servicemen and women and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.
Presidential Escort - 2:30 pm 15th Street, NW to the White House
The new President, Vice president, and their families will be escorted to the White House. The escorts include The U.S. Army Band, a Joint Service Honor Guard, and the Commander-in-Chief's Guard and Fife and Drum Corps from the 3rd U.S. Infantry "The Old Guard."
Virtual Parade Across America - 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
The parade will celebrate America's heroes, highlight Americans from all walks of life in different states and regions, and reflect on the diversity, heritage, and resilience of the country as we begin a new American era.
Celebrating America - 8:30 pm-10:00 pm
The star-studded television event, "Celebrating America," will be hosted by beloved Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, with appearances from other notable performers, including Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato, and Ant Clemons.
Event Start Time by Location
Vancouver, Canada 08:15 PST Washington DC, USA 11:15 EST London, United Kingdom 16:15 GMT Paris, France 17:15 CET Athens, Greece 18:15 EET Nairobi, Kenya 19:15 EAT Dubai, United Arab Emirates 20:15 GST New Delhi, India 21:45 IST
A better era is on the horizon: On January 20, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn into office and start building back better! Join DA Germany on Inauguration Day at 5:15pm CET for an informal watch party. We'll watch the ceremony in real time, celebrate this special moment in history together, and discuss what lies ahead in Biden's first 100 days.
Are you a U.S. citizen living overseas who's not yet a member of DA? Join us today at www.democratsabroad.org/join.
After four very long years, our day has arrived. Let’s mark it together.
Join your fellow Democrats to celebrate the inaugurations of Joseph Biden, Jr. and Kamala Harris as the next president and vice president of the United States on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
We will watch the inauguration and, after, the virtual parade across America. During breaks in the proceedings, our panel will moderate discussion on the day's events.
We will also have a candlelit vigil to mark the passing of such Democratic giants as Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Rep. John Lewis, and the many who have died of Covid-19.
Later in the evening we will host a party with music and a challenging democratically themed quiz. We encourage you to represent your voting state either in your Zoom background, in costume, or both! Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes, best state cocktail, and strongest quiz knowledge. [See schedule below]
Please join us for all or part of the day to share in our excitement over our nation's new leadership. Get your free ticket to this popular event today.
You can also support get out Democrat Abroad’s voter activities in 2021-22 by making a donation here.
DAUK Celebrates Inauguration Day!
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
(all times GMT)
- 4:15 p.m. - Introduction
- 4:45 p.m. - Inaugural ceremony begins with panel moderated discussion
- 8:00 p.m. - Inaugural ceremony ends – virtual Parade Across American begins
- 10:00 p.m. - DAUK Party begins
- 11:00 p.m. - Party ends, but do stay for informal chat until midnight
Important note: This is event is not open to the press. For all press inquiries, please email email@example.com
Dear Members of Democrats Abroad Toulouse,
We are excited to invite you to our 2021 Inauguration Watch Party. Join us to celebrate the day we have all been working hard for: the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on January 20th.
Our celebration will kick off on Zoom at 17:30 CET (link to come after RSVPing), and then we will live stream the events in Washington DC: the VP swearing in ceremony, the Presidential swearing in ceremony and the Presidential Address. Afterwards we can celebrate together as a Chapter, knowing that Democrats Abroad everywhere will be doing the same.
Join us as we watch the day's historic events unfolding in Washington. RSVP for the Zoom link!
Join your fellow Americans and Democrats Abroad Czech Republic, as we watch and celebrate the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, and the dawning of a new day in America. We will begin at 5:30PM Prague time, with Biden's Swearing In Ceremony expected to begin at 6PM.