Ariana Grande observes one-year anniversary of Manchester attack

Ariana Grande observes one-year anniversary of Manchester attack

Ariana Grande observes one-year anniversary of Manchester attack

The singalong came after a day of events to mark the first anniversary of the horrific event, including a service at Manchester Cathedral - including a one-minute silence observed across the United Kingdom - and a gathering in the city on Tuesday evening (22.05.18).

Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans today as dignitaries, survivors, first responders and the people of Manchester gathered to mark the anniversary of the concert bombing that killed 22 people. Following the violent attack, Miz Grande not only visited with victims in hospitals, but also oversaw the One Love Manchester benefit concert. "Thinking of you all today and every day", she wrote, with an emoji of the bumblebee which is a symbol of Manchester.

'I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day'.

"This is Noel Gallagher, and I am here on behalf on Manchester Together In One Voice", said the former Oasis frontman via a video played to the crowd.

Manchester is marking the day with a series of events including the memorial service at the cathedral and a musical tribute in the evening.

Thousands of people paused outside Manchester Cathedral at 2:30 p.m. for a minute of silence that was observed across the country, including in Parliament, where lawmakers paused their debates and fell still.

Shaun Ryder, of the Happy Mondays, said: 'I am thinking of you.

"In this service we come together as people of different faiths and none, and to remember with love before God those whose lives were lost and those whose lives have been changed forever", said Manchester Cathedral dean Rogers Govender. "Thank you very much". The Lord Mayor of Manchester, June Hitchen, and the Bishop of Manchester, the Right Reverend David Walker, were also part of the event.

The victims were represented by 22 lit candles on the altar, which were made using wax from the thousands left in their memory by mourners in St Ann's Square at the time of the attack.

Afterwards, Prince William met privately with some of the bereaved families and left a handwritten message on a Tree of Hope.

Bells will ring out across the city center at 10:31 p.m.to mark the exact moment of the explosion past year.

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