Fri March 24, 2017

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Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence Day in Venezuela is always on July 5th each year and celebrates the day that Venezuela gained it independence.

Celebration\ Observance

People can attend military parades and other parades throughout the country as well as concerts and other festivities related to the holiday. This day is national holiday with most businesses and government offices closed.

History

On July 5, 1811 seven of the ten Venezuelan provinces gained their independence from the Spanish crown. Francisco de Miranda was one of the main leaders for Venezuela against the Spanish rule and is celebrated today. Later, in the 1830's Venezuela got its complete independence from the Spanish.