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The Democratic Republic of the Congo Remembers Its Independence

Independence Day is a public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Independence Day: June 30

Independence Day is a public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Independence Day is celebrated on June 30 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). On June 30, 1960, DR Congo became independent, yet the people still struggle for full freedom today in an environment full of armed conflict.

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Guatemala Commemorates Army Day

Army Day is a public holiday celebrated in Guatemala.

Army Day: June 30

Army Day is a public holiday celebrated in Guatemala.

Countries all over the world have national events that pertain to celebrating their armed forces. For example, the United States has Veterans Day on November 11, a day when people pay tribute to the soldiers who fought in Vietnam and so on. In a similar fashion there is a huge cultural and national event in Guatemala called Army Day that is held every year on June 30.

As in other cases, this day is celebrated to honor the country’s soldiers that fought to liberate the Guatemalan public. It is known locally as Día del Ejército and is celebrated with great fanfare throughout the country. However, there are many political issues that surround the celebration and its purpose.

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The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Celebrated Around the Globe

The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul is a religious holiday celebrated around the world.

Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Date: June 29

The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul is a religious holiday celebrated around the world.

St. Peter was a patron of the fisherman, and St. Paul was known for his hand craft. Both were martyred on the same day leading to the celebration of these two individuals on the same day. They are celebrated on June 29 with Christians all over the world celebrating this day as the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul.

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Ukraine Constitution Day

Constitution Day in Ukraine

Ukraine Constitution Day: June 28

Constitution Day is celebrated in the Ukraine.

President Victor Yushchenko took part in a ceremony of presentation of national decorations on the occasion of Constitution Day. “After the things we have done in terms of formation of the constitutional field, we must proceed to next important step. We must have a constitution that would forever guarantee us democracy, freedom, and protect us from the risks of a totalitarian model”, – said Victor Yushchenko speaking at the ceremony.

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Anniversary of Sheik Hamad Bin Khalifa’s Accession

Anniversary of Sheik Hamad Bin Khalifa’s Accession Date: June 27

Anniversary of Sheik Hamad Bin Khalifa’s Accession is celebrated in Qatar.

June 27 is marked as the Anniversary of Sheik Hamad Bin Khalifa’s Accession to the throne of Qatar. Continuing the Al-Thani family’s two centuries rule of Qatar, the Sheikh was acclaimed the Amir in 1995.

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