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Posts Tagged ‘national days’

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St Patrick’s Day

17 March is St Patrick's Day - a public holiday across the island of Ireland and anywhere the Irish have managed to reach around the world, which is most places!

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Mauritius: National Day

Mauritius became independent on 12 March 1968 and adopted a parliamentary republican constitution exactly 24 years later.

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Bulgaria: Liberation Day

Bulgaria's national day on 3 March celebrates its autonomy from the Ottoman Empire after over four centuries of Turkish rule.

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New Zealand: Waitangi Day

The anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi between the Maori and the British Government is commemorated by New Zealanders every year on 6 February.

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India: Republic Day

India became the Commonwealth's first Republic on 26 January 1950.

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