Monday October 23, 2017

Columbia Flag Independence Day - Columbia


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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.

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.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Columbia.


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