Fri April 28, 2017

Paraguay Flag Heroes Day - Paraguay


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Heroes Day

Heroes Day in Paraguay is always on March 1st each year and commemorates the end of the Paraguay War against the Triple Alliance of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.

Celebration\ Observance

People in Paraguay will celebrate this day by enjoying the national foods of their country as well as dancing and enjoying music. This day is a national holiday with most government and businesses closed.

History

The Paraguayan war began in 1864 fighting against the Triple Alliance of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. The war eventually ended in 1870 with Paraguay losing and giving up much of their valuable land and industry.