Independence Day of Maldives

After being a British Colony for about 78 years, Maldives attained independence on July 26, 1965. On the Independence Day, celebrated on July 26 every year, a special official event is  held at the Republic Square. The celebrations start in the evening with a march past by the National Security Service and the National Cadet Corps. The march past is followed by performances of drills and traditional dances by local school children.

More Festivals in Maldives
Eid ul Al Adhaa
Independence Day of Maldives
Kuda Eid/Eid ul Fitr
National Day of Maldives
Prophet Muhammad's Birthday