19 de janeiro de 2009

Inauguration (3)

Programa das festas, às quais se seguirão as tradicionais bifanas, couratos e ginginha.
Event: Swearing-In CeremonyThe President-elect and Vice President-elect and their families will participate in the traditional inaugural ceremonies and events. Begins at 11:30 a.m. at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. No tickets are required to view the Inaugural Ceremony on the National Mall west of 4th Street.
Musical Selections: The United States Marine Band, followed by The San Francisco Boys Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus
Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks: Senator Dianne Feinstein
Invocation: Dr. Rick Warren
Musical Selection: Aretha Franklin
Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will be sworn into office by Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, the Honorable John Paul Stevens
Musical Selection: John Williams, composer/arranger with Itzhak Perlman, (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Gabriela Montero (piano) and Anthony McGill (clarinet)
Barack H. Obama will take the Oath of Office, using President Lincoln’s Inaugural Bible, administered by the Chief Justice of the United States, the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr.
Inaugural Address
Poem: Elizabeth Alexander
Benediction: The Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery
The National Anthem: The United States Navy Band "Sea Chanters"

Event: LuncheonPresident Obama will escort outgoing President George W. Bush to a departure ceremony before attending a luncheon in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall.
Event: ParadeThe 56th Inaugural Parade will then make its way down Pennsylvania Ave. from the Capitol to the White House with groups traveling from all over the country to participate. While there is no official start time for the parade, it traditionally begins around 2:30 p.m.
Event: Inaugural BallsThe Presidential Inaugural Committee will host 10 official Inaugural Balls throughout Washington. A ticket is required for admission to each ball.

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