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Our Call: Join this year’s memorial by holding a virtual event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage you to hold this year’s International AIDS Candlelight Memorial without physical gatherings of people. It is recommended that members of the public participate in this year’s memorial virtually by sharing their actions on social media and other digital platforms. 

Here is a guide on how you can participate with us:


SHARE THE EVENT POSTER

Share this year’s International AIDS Candlelight Memorial poster on your social media with the hashtag #AIDSCandlelightMemorial2021

Or, create your own poster with your message & logo, using this TEMPLATE.


LIGHT A VIRTUAL CANDLE

LIGHT A VIRTUAL CANDLE in memory of someone on the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial website. Join us as we remember the lives we have lost so that we can take actions that keep us safe, healthy, and alive.


CHANGE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA HEADER

Download the header and profile picture below and upload it to your social media channel!


SHARE YOUR EVENT WITH US

As a call in the days and weeks prior to the memorial, share your event with us by completing this form, and we will share it with the world.

Share event


USE A ZOOM BACKGROUND


CHANGE YOUR PROFILE PICTURE

Add the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial frame to your profile picture on Facebook by searching #CandlelightMemorial


PRINT MERCHANDISE

Use the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2021 Globe Icon to print merchandise for your communities.

Download


USE AR FILTER FOR INSTAGRAM & FACEBOOK

Our new Instagram filter will use a carousel post to share why we remember. Check out the video below and apply the filter to your Instagram account to get people involved and raise awareness of #AIDSCandlelightMemorial2021

To use the filter on Instagram or Facebook:

  1. On your phone, click on the link to access the filter on Instagram or Facebook
  2. Tap the screen to start, and watch the filter play
  3. Hold the centre button to record
  4. Share the video, using the hashtag #AIDSCandlelightMemorial2021
  5. You can also save the video on your phone and post it on Twitter

When sharing your memorial day action on social media please include our official hashtags 

  • #AIDSCandlelightMemorial2021
  • #Candlelight2021
  • #WeRemember
  • #WeTakeAction
  • #WeLiveBeyondHIV

and tag our social media handles:

Join us as we light up the world in these challenging times!