National Day ‑ Belarus
|Event Name||National Day - Belarus|
|Start Date||3rd Jul 2017 12:00am|
Independence was formally received December 26, 1991 in connection with the collapse of the Soviet Union. The decision to celebrate Independence Day on July 3, the day of the liberation of Belarus from the Nazis, was made during the 1996 national referendum proposed by President Alexander Lukashenko.