Independence Day ‑ Peru
|Event Name||Independence Day - Peru|
|Start Date||28th Jul 2017 12:00am|
The Independence Day of Peru is celebrated on 28 July to commemorate the anniversary of Peru's independence from Spanish rule in the year 1824. On the Independence Day of Peru, every citizen pays tribute to the great patriots like Tupic Amaru, Pumacahua, Aguilar, and Micaela Bastidas, for all the sacrifices they made in order to re-instate the country's independence. Interestingly the Peruvian independence is celebrated for two days with both days declared national holidays. Independence Day celebrations usually involve a lot of fun and merriment. The festivities in Peru begin with the president's speech to the nation, followed by hoisting of the flag, military parades, bullfights and fireworks.