Around the world people like to celebrate and there's no better occasion than a national holiday. Here is a list of countries who will be celebrating their national holiday in the month of July.
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The Bahamas - July 10. Gaining their Independence from Great Britain, the Bahamas celebrate their Independence Day only a week after the US. Festivities include parades, fireworks and lots of Kalik.
Belarus – July 3. On this day the Belarussians celebrate the liberation of the capital, Minsk, from Soviet Forces. You will find people from around the country gather to celebrate their history with parades, wreath laying, and festivities. Everything is followed up with the national anthem and fireworks at the end of the night.
Belgium – July 21. Belgium Celebrates their Independence from the Netherlands as Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld took the oath as first king of the Belgians. They celebrate by doing what belgians do best, drinking delicious beer. You can easily find parties at any of the many drinking establishments.
British Virgin Islands – July 1. BVI celebrates Territory Day, originally known as colony day has since been changed to its current name. They have speeches and a festival to celebrate their culture.
Burundi – July 1. On this day Burundi celebrates its independence from the Belgians with a grand parade and speeches from dignitaries.
Canada – July 1. Canada Day celebrates the founding of the Canadian National Government. Canadians are very festive with picnics, parades, concerts and other outdoor activities. None of which are to be interrupted by a few drinks of one of their many delicious beers. Find these events to be happening all over the country.
Columbia – July 20. In Columbia, Independence day is celebrated with much fanfare as around the country you can find parades, traditional cuisine, and festivities to celebrate Columbian heritage. Government offices and schools are closed on this day.
Egypt – July 23. Revolution Day is celebrated in Egypt each year to remember the day the last ruling King was ousted in a coup. This is a national holiday celebrated in Egypt.
France - July 14. Fete De La Federation commemorates the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille as well as the establishment of the constitutional monarchy. They celebrate with parties, parades, and festivals all around the country. Trey Bien.
Isle of Man – July 5. Tynwald Day is a National Day celebrated on the Isle of man with a ceremony and a fair.
Kiribati – July 12. Independence day is a national holiday celebrated on the island of Kiribati in the pacific. They celebrate with a parade in the main city.
Liberia – July 26. Liberia celebrates its independence with concerts, festivals and a carnival.
Malawi – July 6. Malawi celebrates their independence from the United Kingdom.
Maldives – July 26. In the Maldives you will find a grand event of parades and performances to celebrate their independence from the UK.
Mongolia – July 11. Revolution Day is celebrated in Mongolia to recognize their independence from China. On this day you find the Manly games begin in the Naadam Stadium in Ulaanbaatar.
Palau – July 9. Constitution day is recognized in Palau. It also falls on the same time as the palau arts festival.
Peru – July 28. Peruvians celebrate the anniversary of their independence from Spanish rule. It takes place over two days and includes speeches, flag raising's, bullfights and fireworks. Find traditional food all around the cities as they celebrate this event.
United States – July 4. This is a celebration held around the country in cities of all sizes. It involves parades, festivals and the flying of the flag. Families often get together and celebrate as it is a national holiday which most people have off from work.
Venezuela – july 5. Celebrating their independence from Spain, Venezuela has most events in Caracas which include a military parade, festivals and fireworks.