Independence Day Special: 15 August-5 Nations 1 Day

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Bahrain

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  • Bahrain (1971)

  • Dilmun civilization

  • Free from Britain (before that Arabs and Portugal ruled)

  • Bahrain celebrates it National Day on December 16 to coincide with the day that former ruler Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa ascended the throne.

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Congo

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  • Republic of Congo (1960)

  • Independence from France

  • Pygmies followed by Bantu

  • Portuguese began to transport people from Congo to work in their plantations in Brazil. (created riots and attacks)

  • demand for African rubber, oil and cotton in Europe

  • French conquered north of France

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India

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  • India (1947)

  • Feast of the Assumption, which celebrates the ascension of Virgin Mary to Heaven, falls on this day

Korea

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  • Gwangbokjeol

  • Time of the Restoration of Light

  • South Korea (1948)

  • Korea under Japanese rule till WW-II

  • Gwangbokjeol (meaning Time of the Restoration of Light) is one of few public holidays celebrated by both the Koreas—South and North (free from Soviet Union). Independent Korean governments were created three years later after 1945 when the pro-Soviet Kim Il-sung was made first premier of North Korea and pro-US Syngman Rhee the first president of South Korea (pro-US govt).

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Liechtenstein

  • In 1866, Liechtenstein, a small country located between Austria and Switzerland, was the first one to get independence from the German rule on the said date.

  • 6th smallest nation of world

  • Staatsfeiertag is marked with an official ceremony in front of the Vaduz Castle, cultural events, a public fair, festive processions, a firework display and a large party in the centre of Vaduz.

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