39 shares national day is one of the few non-religious (buddhists) holidays in myanmar it is the anniversary of the beginning of unrest against british rule in 1920 that eventually led to independence in 1948. Independence day (burmese: လွတ်လပ်ရေးနေ့) is a national holiday observed annually in myanmar every 4 january the date celebrates myanmar's declaration of independence from the united kingdom on 4 january 1948. The day is also known as independence day of burma, as the republic of the union of myanmar sometimes also is referred to as burma myanmar is a state in southeast asia, next to thailand, china, laos, india, and bangladesh.
Browse myanmar's 70th independence day celebrations in yangon latest photos view images and find out more about myanmar's 70th independence day celebrations in yangon at getty images. Myanmar’s independence day is not the same as their national day, which is in november, and remembers the anniversary of university student strikes against colonial rule in 1920 to celebrate independence day, the burmese dress in their colorful national costume, aingyi (a blouse or shirt), and longyi (a long skirt). Union day is a public celebration in myanmar (formerly burma) held every february 12 as a memorial to the panglong agreement which pronounced full independence in internal governance and was the sole reason on why the county achieved its centralized system of government.
Myanmar celebrated its 69th independence day on wednesday in the capital nay pyi taw, its first celebration following the national league for democracy setti. History of independence day in suriname by the 17th century, suriname was mainly occupied by plantation colonies from the british and the dutch, taking advantage of the fertile guyana plains some disputes arose between the colonizing nations, and in 1667, there was an agreement between the two. Independence day is a major celebration in myanmar that allows the burmese people to reflect on their nation’s history and independence along with honoring burmese sovereignty, independence day give’s myanmar’s citizens an opportunity to spend time with their friends and family members. Independence day is an annual public holiday in myanmar on 4 january the holiday marks the date in 1948 when myanmar proclaimed its independence from britain unlike many independence days, this is not myanmar's national day. Myanmar independence day for us to admire and value p-8-9 (opinion) nalation meeting on idp camps, freedom of movement matters held in rakhine state page-3 national.
It has been 70 years since myanmar gained its independence from the british in 1948 but many ethnic groups are still unhappy and civil wars continue most of the ethnic people still think that the country’s independence from the british empire does not concern them. 70th independence day of myanmar the diplomatic relations between our two countries was established in 1960 and now, 57 years had already passed in fact, our people to people relations have started since 150 years ago. Independence day is a time of patriotism and great festivities myanmar’s independence day is celebrated on january 4 each year history myanmar is a nation that was subjected to the colonization efforts of both great britain and japan to appreciate the burmese independence movement, you must know about the events in myanmar prior to world war ii. Youths play a traditional pillow fight game on a bamboo pole during festivities marking the 69th anniversary of myanmar independence day on the outskirts of yangon photo ye aung thuye/afp/getty. 2 days ago ms bensouda’s announcement came on the day myanmar's government indian prime minister narendra modi greets schoolchildren after his speech as part of india's 72nd independence day .
00ndependence day is a national holiday observed annually in myanmar every 4 january the date celebrates myanmar’s declaration of independence from the united kingdom on 4 january 1948 in the 19th century, following three anglo-burmese wars, burma was colonized by britain. Independent day of myanmar kachin in the kachin state the inhabitants are racial groups such as kachin, bamar, shan, chin, naga etc the main religious are buddhism and christianity. I would like to write about independence day of myanmar for this contest background story of this holiday in the 19th century, following three anglo-burmese wars, burma was colonized by britain.
Myanmar observes independence day, a national holiday - detailed description of one future event on january 4 2019 - tmorracom. For the 70th independence day ceremony to be held successfully in accord with the national aims, the office of the government of the republic of the union of myanmar had issued notification 72/2017 on 29 september 2017 forming a 36-member central committee for convening the 2018 70th independence day, designated nine sub-committees under the central committee and assigned duties and responsibilities. Times they are a changing in myanmar judging from this crowd's celebration of burmese independence day 2016, it seems this can't come soon enough. On jan 4, 1948, burma ended 60 years of colonial rule when it officially declared independence from britain on this day: burma declares independence from britain web guides.
Independence day in myanmar when is independence day 2018 independence day 2018 was thursday, january 4 the next independence day will be friday, january 4, 2019 how many days until independence day 2019. Independence day (burmese: လွတ်လပ်ရေးနေ့) is a national holiday observed in myanmar on january 4 of every year the date celebrates myanmar’s declaration of independence from the united kingdom on january 4, 1948. Browse myanmar independence day latest photos view images and find out more about myanmar independence day at getty images.
The day is also known as independence day of burma, as the republic of the union of myanmar sometimes also is referred to as burma myanmar is a state in southeast asia, next to thailand, china, laos, india, and bangladesh its capital city is naypyidaw independence day of myanmar celebrates the date the declaration of independence from britain was signed in 1948 from then on, the country was named union of burma. Dear mr president: the american people send their congratulations and best wishes to the people of myanmar as they celebrate your country’s independence on january 4. Armed guards of honor shout slogans in front of the myanmar national flag during the military parade and flag-rising ceremony to mark the 70th myanmar independence day in naypyitaw, myanmar on jan . Press statement john kerry secretary of state washington, dc december 30, 2016 on behalf of president barack obama and the american people, i send warmest wishes to the people of myanmar on the occasion of your independence day on january 4.