Holidays Around the World

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Independence Day Celebrated in Algeria

Independence Day is a public holiday in Algeria.

Independence Day: July 5

Independence Day is a public holiday in Algeria.

July 5 is celebrated in Algeria as Independence Day, in remembrance of actual independence from France in 1962. After being taken by the French in 1830, Algeria remained under France’s control for 132 years.

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Armenia Commemorates Constitution Day

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Armenia.

Constitution Day: July 5

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Armenia.

July 5, 1915 was the day in which by referendum the Armenian people approved the Constitution of the Armenian Republic. In its article 117, the constitution sets the date of July 5 to be celebrated as Constitution Day in Armenia.

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July 4th – USA Independence Day

Flag for the country of the United States of America.

Independence Day: July 4

July 4th is a public holiday in the USA.
Among all the events that are celebrated worldwide, very few of them get as much recognition and respect in the United States of America as the Independence Day does. The fourth of July as it has been termed affectionately by the country’s founding fathers stands as a symbol of American freedom over British rule. This independence occurred in the year 1776, when the Americans finally won their freedom from the Queen’s rule. The festival stands as a high point in American society and it knows no boundaries as the entire nation comes together to celebrate this grand occasion.

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Guru Rinpoche’s Birthday Celebrated in Bhutan

The Birthday of Guru Rinpoche is a public holiday in Bhutan.

Birthday of Guru Rinpoche Date: July 2

The Birthday of Guru Rinpoche is a public holiday in Bhutan.

The kingdom of Bhutan is fondly known as the “land of thunder dragons” to their citizens. Buddhism is supposed to have been brought to Bhutan by the “Padmasambhava” or the “Lotus Born”. This is a different form of Buddhism with a tantric side to it. In Tibet and Bhutan, the Padmasambhava is referred to as Guru Rinpoche (“Precious Master”) or Lopon Rinpoche. His birthday is celebrated with great joy in Bhutan.

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Ghana Celebrates Its Farmers

Farmers Day in Ghana is a public holiday.

Farmers Day: December 4

Farmers Day in Ghana is a public holiday.

National Farmers Day was first initiated by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to pay tribute to its industrious farmers whose hardwork contributed to the improvement of the agricultural sector. It was in 1988 that the government set aside the first Friday of December as Farmers Day and decreed that it would be a public holiday.

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