Independence Day ‑ Sri Lanka
|Event Name||Independence Day - Sri Lanka|
|Start Date||4th Feb 2017 12:00am|
Sri Lanka's Independence Day is celebrated on 4 February to commemorate its internal political independence from British rule on that day in 1948. The day is a national holiday in Sri Lanka. It is celebrated all over the country through flag-hoisting ceremony, dances, parades and performances. Usually, the main celebration takes place in Colombo, where the President raises the national flag and delivers a nationally televised speech.