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 June.
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Croatia – June 25. Statehood Day is celebrated every year on the 25th to recognize Croatia's independence from Yugoslavia. Locals have parades and proudly display their colors while they get the day off work.
Denmark – June 5. Constitution day, as it is commonly referred to, is not widely celebrated, but they do get the day off. On this day they recognize the anniversary of the signing of the constitution.
The Democratic Republic of Congo – June 30. On this day the DROC celebrates their independence from the Belgium's. They spend time together and eat to commemorate.
Falkland Islands – June 14. Liberation Day marks the end of the Falklands War. They have a ceremony to honor those that passed in the fighting as well as parades.
Greenland – June 21. The longest day of the Year is celebrated in Greenland as their National day. It is celebrated at towns across all of Greenland with speeches, flag raising's and entertainment.
Iceland – June 17. Iceland's National Day is celebrated across the country as well. They celebrate their full independence from the Danish Crown. In Reykjavik for example they host parades, dances and other community events.
Italy – June 2. Republic Day is celebrated throughout all of Italy which commemorates the vote to become a republic after the fall of Fascism. A grand military parade is held in the heart of Rome.
Luxemburg – June 23. National Day was originally celebrated in January, but this was moved back to allow them to celebrate during a nicer time of year. They have an awesome fireworks display and a large celebration.
Madagascar – June 26. Celebrating their full independence from France, the Madagasy people celebrate with a fireworks display and the rest of the usual festivities. They also have a show of the Hiraz Gasy, a piece of folklore which includes traditional song and dance.
Mozambique – June 25. Portugal had their hold on Mozambique before this date in 1975. Now they celebrate their freedom with parades to commemorate the day.
Norfolk Island – June 8. Bounty day is celebrated June 8th to remember the arrival of the Pitcairn Islanders to Norfolk Island. It is a national holiday where they dress in traditional clothing, have picnics and other community events.
The Philippines – June 12. The Philippines Independence Day celebrates declaring their independence from Spain in 1898. You will find Philippino's celebrating this day all over the world by wearing the traditional and country colors as well as parades and traditional food. Don't forget the San Miguel.
Portugal – June 10. Portugal day commemorates the death of Luís de Camões, a significant figure in the history of Portugal.
Russia – June 12. Russia Day is celebrated throughout the country with lots of fanfare. Events include traditional dancing and carnivals and a military parade to cap things off.
Seychelles – June 18. The Seychelles Islands celebrate their independence from the United Kingdom on this day.
Sweden – June 6. You can find the Swedes celebrating their Independence Day, also known as Flag Day.