Independence Day (Republic of Moldova)

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Independence Day
Observed by Moldova
Significance The day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova
Celebrations Fireworks, Concerts, Parades
Begins 1991
Date August 27
Next time 27 August 2014 (2014-08-27)
Frequency annual
Related to Declaration of Independence

Independence Day (Romanian: Ziua Independenţei) is the national day of Moldova commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from the Soviet Union on August 27, 1991.[1]

In the Republic of Moldova, most retail businesses close on August 27 (Independence Day) and New Year's Day, but remain open on all other holidays.

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