More than 150 students gathered in Victory Memorial Gardens to sing for peace.
Vice president and creative director of the Ozy Youth Choir, OJ Rushton, said there needed to be a shift in Remembrance Day for the next generation.
“I have spent time thinking how do we engage young people and keep them remembering,” she said.
Ms Rushton said coming into 2019 will mark 100 years since ‘The Year of Peace’.
“It’s a great way to celebrate peace and moving forward whilst honouring the sacrifices made for peace,” she said.
“It’s not just about those who have gone before but about those who continue, especially in a place like Wagga, to keep serve our country.”
The students also formed a peace poppy on the lawn of the gardens. Ms Rushton said.
“Red for remembrance, white for peace, poppies for the men and pearls to honour the women,” she said.
“We stand together for peace. We stand together for veterans and their families. We sing to remember.”
Wagga RSL Sub-Branch acting president Richard Salcole said it was great to see so many students gathered for the Peace Project.
“It’s good to see our next generation getting the message of remembrance and honouring the sacrifice of those in the First World War,” he said.
“My generation grew up with the original Anzacs around, but we don’t have any left and very few World War Two veterans left so the kids read it in the books, but don’t understand why we remember.
“It’s a good thing to see the choir remember the fallen and a great lead into this weekend’s Remembrance Day.”
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