Independence Day ‑ Benin
|Event Name||Independence Day - Benin|
|Start Date||1st Aug 2019 12:00am|
The Republic of Benin, located in West Africa, celebrates its Independence Day on August 1 to commemorate its freedom from France in 1960. Celebrations on this day take place on a grand scale throughout the country. National leaders deliver speeches reflecting on past and present glories, the national flag is hoisted, and the national anthem sung in government offices, schools, colleges and other public institutions.
Source: Maps of World