Tuesday September 25, 2018

Columbia Flag Independence Day - Columbia


Independence Day

Colombia Independence Day celebrates when Colombia gained its independence from Spain in 1810. It is always observed on July 20th.

Celebration\ Observance

It is celebrated with parades and processions around Colombia. Traditionally people also listen to old folk music to honor that history that made their country.

History

The Spanish arrived in Colombia in 1499 and established the first settlement in 1510. Charles III was in charged and with the independence of the United States the Colombians wanted freedom from their own monarchy and so they fought for it. They finally gained it in 1810.

Columbia Public Holidays



Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Columbia.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Columbia.