Unity Day (Yemen)

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Unity Day
Sana'a in Unit feast 22 may 2011- 11.JPG
Observed by Yemen
CelebrationsFlag hoisting, Parades, Award ceremonies, singing patriotic songs and the National anthem, Speeches by the President, entertainment and cultural programs
DateMay 22
Next time22 May 2020 (2020-05-22)
Frequencyannual
Related toYemeni unification

Unity Day of Yemen (also called Day of National Unity, National Day, Republic Day) is national holiday in Yemen held on May 22. It commemorates the unification of North Yemen and South Yemen, which took place on this date in 1990.

On this day, the president makes a speech broadcast on television and radio,[1] and awards state decorations and orders to Yemeni citizens.[2]

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  1. ^ Cultures of the World- Yemen. Anna Hestler
  2. ^ "President Hadi awards Order of Duty to anti-terrorism team, SABA – Aden Tribune, 23 May, 2013". Archived from the original on 2014-03-23. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
  3. ^ "Is South Yemen Preparing to Declare Independence?". Time. 2011-07-08.