Independence Day ‑ Guinea

Event Name Independence Day - Guinea
Start Date 2nd Oct 2017 12:00am
End Date
Duration N/A
Description

Every year on October 2, Guinea celebrates the anniversary of its independence from France in 1958. 

Guinea's Independence day is a national holiday to celebrate and honor the independence that it gained from France. The day is marked with public gatherings in the town halls where the elders and government officials gather and make speeches. This is followed by music and dance, during which the men and women wear the Guinean traditional clothing.

Source: Holidays around the world