Independence Day (Cyprus)

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Independence Day
Observed by Cyprus
Date 1 October
Next time 1 October 2016 (2016-10-01)
Frequency annual

In Cyprus Independence Day falls on 1 October. It is celebrated by festivals at the schools and a large military parade in the capital.[1] Cyprus became independent from the British in 1960, after a 4-year war.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Independence day of Cyprus – 1st October".
  2. ^ "August 16, 1960: Cyprus Gains Independence from Britain".