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Afghanistan celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day is celebrated in Afghanistan on August 19.

Afghanistan Independence Day Date: August 19

Independence Day is celebrated in Afghanistan today.

Afghanistan’s Independence Day was declared on August 19, 1919. Afghanistan is a country surrounded by land on all sides and no sea shores. Geographically, it is located in Central Asia or Middle East. Iran borders in the south and west and Pakistan is located to the south and east. Afghanistan was considered to be an independent country on August 19, 1919. Since then, the citizens of the nation celebrate it as Independence Day. It should be remembered that inspite of the invasions of the English colonials in this region, they never got control over the administration.

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Posted on 19 Aug 2017 in : Afghanistan Holidays,August Holidays


Gabon celebrates National Holiday

A national holiday occurs in Gabon on August 17.

Gabon National Holiday Date: August 17

A national holiday occurs in Gabon today.

National holiday of any country is the day when all the working or doings in a country are suspended. Gabon, one of the nation of the western central Africa got its independence from the France colonial power on 17th August 1960, which is the 229th day of the year. This is a historical day for the Gabon, as it was when the country freed itself from the rule of any other community.

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Posted on 17 Aug 2017 in : August Holidays,Gabon Holidays


Indonesia Independence Day

Independence Day in Indonesia is a public holiday.

Indonesia Independence Day: August 17

Independence Day is a public holiday in Indonesia.

Today, this day is celebrated on a grand scale that involves a lot of activities. The planning and preparations start one week before the day. Huge banners are hung over official buildings. Red and white draping covers the official buildings and fences around the palace of the president. Even malls take part in this celebration by holding Independence Day special sale and are entirely decorated in red and white theme.

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Posted on 16 Aug 2017 in : August Holidays,Indonesia Holidays


Malaysia lights the fireworks for Independence Day

Independence Day in Malaysia is a public holiday.

Malaysia Independence Day Date: August 31

Independence Day is a public holiday in Malaysia.

Malaysia got its independence on August 31, 1957. Though it has a long history of invasion, it was the British colonies, from whom they got their independence. Since then Malaysia has come up the economic growth curve quite well. Now it is well known for its tourism industry. It is one of those destinations, which make people get the whole Asia experience. As their tagline says ‘truly Asia’.

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Posted on 30 Aug 2014 in : August Holidays,Malaysia Holidays


Moldova observes Limbra Noastra

Limbra Noastra Day in Moldova is a public holiday.

Moldova Limbra Noastra Day Date: August 31

Limbra Noastra Day is a public holiday in Moldova.

Limba Noastra literally translates to our language. On August 31, every year Moldova celebrates Limba Noastra or its language day. The day is celebrated to honor the passing of the language law, which proclaimed the Moldovan language written in Latin script to be the official language of Moldova. The law also established its identity with the Roman language. The day is considered to be a milestone in Moldova’s progress towards its independence.

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Posted on 30 Aug 2014 in : August Holidays,Moldova Holidays