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Although most of us are biased to the 4th of July celebrations at home, there are many other countries that celebrate their Independence with great pomp. Here is a list of 8 amazing Independence Day Celebrations across the globe, so that you can plan a trip and book plane tickets for the same:

  1. Ghana: 6th March: Ghana gained its independence from the UK in 1957. It became the first-ever African country to do so. With parades, street parties and parties on the beach, the day is a big party. You can book your air tickets to Ghana to enjoy the same.
  • India: 15th August: India gained its independence from Britishers on 15th August 1947. This historic day is celebrated with full enthusiasm across the country for which preparations begin months ago. From flag hoisting at the Red Fort early in the morning, celebrations begin across offices, schools and colleges. The function includes people, mostly children performing in tricolor theme, marching parade across the premises.
  • Indonesia: 17th August: Gaining Independence after 300-year long Dutch colonization, Indonesia celebrates the day with flag-waving, fireworks, and parades. However, the iconic game, Panjat Piang, which is played only during this day sets it apart from others. To enjoy this day here, book your air flights as early as possible.
  • Norway: 17th May: Also known as Constitution Day, Norway enjoys this day with a splendid part of eating ice-cream and sausages. Book your air tickets to enjoy the authentic experience in Norway itself.
  • South Africa: 27th April: Also known as Freedom Day, marks the end of the Apartheid and the beginning of the elections in the country. South Africans enjoy the day with their friends or family.
  • France: 14th July: Also known as Bastille Day, this national holiday of the country starts with a military parade at the Champs Elysees and ends with a display of fireworks. On this day, you won’t find a single shop open here. However, you will enjoy the wonderful celebrations, all-day long.
  • Australia: Observed on 26th January every year, the Australian Independence Day is known as Australia Day. With barbecues, parades, and fireworks, homesick, one can enjoy this day and feel at home, even when you are miles away. The splendid beaches of the country add a hint of beauty to the day’s celebrations.
  • Philippines: 2nd June: Dedicated to family bonding, Filipinos enjoy the day by feasting on delicious food the entire day. After the early morning parade, the entire day is spent by going to family or friend gatherings to enjoy food and the day.

If you are planning a trip overseas, plan one according to the Independence Day celebrations of various countries. Enjoying the celebrations will help you learn new things, allow you to understand a different culture and will allow you to make beautiful memories.

Remember to research well before you book your tickets and try to book your tickets six weeks in advance, just to be sure. Also, pay close attention to what you pack and pay heed to the luggage requirements of the airlines.

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