Your Country’s National Day September 2018

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Your Country’s National Day September 2018
Your Country’s National Day September 2018

If you are not Thai then you will probably want to acknowledge your home country’s National Day in one way or another. Try to find a restaurant featuring the cuisine and traditional activities familiar to you. In September there are four prominent National Days.

Vietnam – September 2 On September 2, 1945, at Ba Đình Square, Ho Chi Minh, leader of the communist Viet Minh organisation, declared Vietnam’s independence under the new name of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in a speech that invoked the United States Declaration of Independence and the French Revolution’s Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen.

Brazil – September 7 The Independence Day of Brazil (Portuguese: Dia da Independência), commonly called Sete de Setembro (September 7), is a national holiday observed in Brazil on September 7 of every year. The date celebrates Brazil’s Declaration of Independence from the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarveson September 7, 1822. In Brasília, the celebration takes place at the Ministries Esplanade with a military parade in the presence of the President of Brazil.

Mexico – September 16 Independence Day (Día de la Independencia) is a Mexican holiday to celebrate the “cry of independence” on September 16, 1810, which staked a revolt against the Spaniards. It follows from the day of the Cry of Dolores (El Grito de Dolores), on September 15. Mexicans celebrate their country’s Independence Day with fireworks, parties (fiestas), food, dance and music with “Viva Mexico” or “Viva la independencia” is shouted amidst the crowds on this day.

Chile – September 18 September 18th celebrates the proclamation of the First Governing Body of 1810, and marking the beginning of the Chilean independence process. September 19, known as the “Day of the Glories of the Army”. Within Chile the Fiestas Patrias are often referred to as the Dieciocho, or “18th”. Unofficially, the celebration can last for around a week, depending on when it falls.

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