Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
|Official name||Liberation Day|
|Observed by||Falkland Islands|
|Observances||Thanksgiving service, Wreath laying, Military parade|
|Next time||14 June 2020|
|Related to||Occupation of the Falkland Islands during Falklands War|
Liberation Day is the national day of the Falkland Islands and commemorates the liberation of the Falkland Islanders from Argentine military occupation at the end of the Falklands War on 14 June 1982.
It is celebrated every year on 14 June (observed on 15 June when 14th is a Sunday) and is a public holiday. Commemorations include a thanksgiving service at Christ Church Cathedral, followed by wreath laying at the Liberation Memorial and a military parade in Stanley.
- Wagstaff, Will (14 December 2018). Falkland Islands. Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN 9781784776183.
- "Falklands' people celebrate Liberation Day from Argentine occupying forces". MercoPress. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- "Liberation Day in Falkland Islands". www.timeanddate.com. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
- "Falklands announces arrangements for anniversary of Liberation Day 2017". MercoPress. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
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