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What is your nation's 4th of July holiday equivalent?

Postby Vallermoore » Sun Jul 04, 2021 10:18 am

Ours is on the 8th of July, which is the Queen of Vallermoore's birthday, and there is time off for most people, feasting, bands, and a huge number of fireworks. The sellers of safety specs make a lot of money at this time of year. Apart from Christmas/New Year's Eve, this is the most enjoyable time of the year for the vast majority of Vallermoorians.

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Postby Auzkhia » Sun Jul 04, 2021 10:38 am

28th March is Imperial Constitution Day, on that in 1849, a provisional liberal parliament met in Frankfurt where the old imperial diet and federal convention met. They had met since March 1848 during the Year of the Revolutions, in which many people, both middle class and peasant revolted against absolute monarchies and created a unified German Realm as a nation-state led by Auzkhia, whose emperor was made federal president and Emperor of the Germans. They offered it to other kings, but the newly crowned Franz Josef of Auzkhia accepted it and he also made Auzkhia a constitutional monarchy after his reactionary uncle abdicated to save and to keep revolutionaries from splitting up the country. The new emperor was young but he was relatively conservative until his successors.

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Postby Syndic Australia » Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:25 am

The equivalent to the 4° of July in Australia is Labor Day. In Australia, Labor Day is observed, in congruence with most of the rest of the world, on May 1°. Also known as International Workers' Day, Labor Day serves as a celebration of social progress and the historic achievements of workers and labor unions. The date is especially poignant as, on Labor Day in 1923, a united front of workers and defecting soldiers - refusing to carry out government orders to fire on the masses - enacted a peaceful revolution against the authoritarian Hughes government and ushered in the present syndicalist republic. Typically, the entire week between Labor Day and Anzac Day (April 25°) is set aside for national celebration, in addition to most elections for state and federal government. Capital cities will generally play host to fireworks displays, parades, festivals, and award ceremonies, amongst other festivities on the interceding days, whilst Anzac Day and Labor Day generally play host to more formal ceremonies for remembrance and commemoration.

Some measure of the traditional holiday of May Day, the celebration of the beginning of summer, has been subsumed into Australic Labor Day, but as Australia is in the southern hemisphere (and thus the seasons are reversed) most summer celebration occurs on Stockade Day (December 3°, commemorating the Eureka Stockade) if not on Christmas or Boxing Day.
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Postby Cheskiland » Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:31 am

4 July is celebrated as Unification Day in Cheskiland. It marks the unification of the Kingdoms of Olisena and Arvolia into the one united Kingdom of Cheskiland. It is commonly celebrated by military parades and family gatherings.
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Postby TURTLESHROOM II » Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:47 am

For TurtleShroomers, July 4th is a national holiday- International Freedom Day -although it is not a guaranteed time off.

TS' actual equivalent to the USA's Independence Day is Founder's Day, which commemorates the creation of TurtleShroom on October 13th, 1796 AD.
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Postby The Imagination Animals » Sun Jul 04, 2021 12:02 pm

We celebrate Crossoveria Day on July 31, when our first supreme leader/dictator came to power. But this is not a holiday of worship for the dictator. There’s feasting, parades, celebrations, traditional dancing and music galore. The Supreme Leader, President, and all other politicians are invited to celebrate, and the population is definitely invited, and the fun is shot on State TV for those unable to celebrate. At 8:30 exactly, the President makes an announcement, and then on 9:00 pm, the Supreme Leader makes a speech that brings about hope for the coming days of the nation. State TV usually closes down until 9:00, but on Crossoveria Day, it closes down at 12:00 am. Crossoveria Day overall is a fun day where the people not only can have the most fun, but to celebrate a glorious anniversary nationwide.
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31 October, when the king was overthrown, and 10 September, when Muqaddasia won it’s first major battle against the Ottoman Empire and took Basra, Baghdad and Damascus.
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Postby Wochaystein » Sun Jul 04, 2021 1:07 pm

Wochaystein's 4th of July holiday equivalent is the 9th of June – the day of rejoicing and also the day when the first East Frankish settlers arrived in the region.
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Postby Radiatia » Sun Jul 04, 2021 4:47 pm

In Radiatia it's October 1st, which is the anniversary of the fall of the Radiatian People's Socialist Union and founding of the modern, democratic Radiatian Federation.

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Postby Andocara » Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:48 pm

February 15th is the national holiday in Andocara. July 4th is observed in Andocara as U.S Independence Day.

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Postby Hansdeltania » Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:50 pm

May 17: Independence Day, recently combined into Victory Day

July 4: Union Day
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Postby Kaiserholt » Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:03 pm

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Postby Nooooooooooooooo » Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:08 pm

February 5th is our independence day. June 1st in Nooooooooo was known as Government Day, but it was changed to June 3rd in the 40's due to it being on the birth date of an extremely influential person.

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Postby Snowish Republic » Sun Jul 04, 2021 11:17 pm

There are 2 important dates in Snowland that are widely celebrated.
First is July 21, the day of the founding of the Snowish Republic.
Second is May 8, or Victory in Europe day, for the collapse of the Axis in Europe during WWII.
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Postby Zarnicovia nova » Tue Jul 06, 2021 11:24 am

on december 30th we celebrate indepdence from US. Mainly due to the US's lack of need for ZN due to the end of the coldwar plus increased rebellion in ZN.
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Postby Thermodolia » Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:10 pm

National Day which is 12 October. It celebrates the official founding date of the National Republic. There’s also Unification Day on 26 June which celebrates the unification of the East and West kingdoms into the United Kingdom of Thermodolia in 558.
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Postby Alissonovia » Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:09 pm

Our 4th of July would be commemorated on February 12th as the Unification of Alissonovia by Kraldzer Alijzen V in 1642.
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Postby Wizlandia » Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:13 pm

November 18th is the Wizlandian Independence Day, and is closest equivalent to 4th of July. April 3rd is Constitution Day and is also celebrated, though not quite to the same degree as Independence Day.
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Postby Awesome Imperium » Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:27 pm

Febuary fourth is the Imperial national day but July 24 is also celebrated as National day because it is the Emperor's birthday.

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Postby Aikoland » Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:57 pm

There are multiple holidays in Aikoland that can be considered equivalent to the Fourth of July in the United States:
  • Constitution Day - Celebrated on 4 March, Constitution Day commemorates the enactment of the fourth and current constitution of Aikoland in 1902.
  • Union Day - Celebrated on 17 April, Union Day commemorates the incorporation of the then-independent (but under personal union) Kingdoms of Aiko, Boullién, and Saun into the Kingdom of Aikoland in 1719. This holiday is recognised as our national day.
  • Democracy Day - Celebrated on 16 August, Democracy Day commemorates the enactment of the first Aikolandais constitution and the introduction of democracy and constitutional monarchy to our nation in 1794.

Of those three holidays, however, both Union Day and Democracy Day have the largest celebrations (and they are also the ones where workers [excepting those in essential services] are guaranteed a day off with full pay [alongside a few other holidays not equivalent to the Fourth of July])
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Postby Union of Nobelia » Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:40 pm

National holiday:
From the early hours of February 27, 2021, in the Palacio Majestuoso celestial, the Sermines letter is celebrated and signed, which is a Nobelian political tradition where the current president must put his signature and declare that he is in service of the nation; which must be signed and declared during the first hour of the day and then have the unity and fraternity dinner that was celebrated 434 years (it was in this year) ago with all the rulers of the nation to establish a mutual and fraternal agreement in the national interest.
At the end of the banquet, one must arrive at the military bases for a speech of unity and well-being for the civilian population, which is a political tradition adopted in the year 1687 by President Stanling Grecht Lucker where he addressed the soldiers and naval personnel to declare patriotism and peace in the world when the Peace Treaty was signed with Sedny. From there a military demonstration is held that can be witnessed in the media at the 6 o'clock point of the day.
At 09:21 a.m., the president must cut the ribbon to start the national Nobelian festival where it is celebrated with music, sporting events, among others.
In the Nobelian houses they are celebrated with family or friends in social events and celebrating the anniversary of the nation with food and music.
At 20 o'clock, the president must present a speech to the entire population in the Plaza de la Libertad y la Paz where patriotism and national pride are presented to celebrate and feel with the identified. Next, it is celebrated with fireworks and a national parade where different national personalities such as the military, the labor unions, political parties, national and foreign companies participate to the delight of the people.
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Postby Gunov » Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:47 pm

The People's Republic of Gunov was founded on the 11th,September,2020 after a brutal war between the socialist People's Republic of Gunov and the capitalist Republic of Gunov. Gunov itself became independent on the 1st,January,1947 after declaring itself independent from the United Kingdom.
Both are national holidays in Gunov.

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Postby Conservative Christian American States » Thu Jul 08, 2021 7:53 pm

The 4th of July equivalent in the CCAS is also the 4th of July, as our nation was founded on July 4th 1868, when the government of the Confederate States of America officially annexed the United States of America (which had been under Confederation-occupation since 1866, when the Union surrendered at the end of the War of Northern Aggression) and reorganized itself into the United States of Conservative Christian American States.
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Postby Saaro » Thu Jul 08, 2021 8:16 pm

The 4th of July is our 4th of July, literally.

July 4th 1776 marks the ratification of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress, thus formally ending our ties with the British crown.

We also have other national holidays like Constitution Day which is November 15th, which both commemorates the Articles of Confederation and the federal reforms of 1863 that saw the Union reaffirm its ties between the states, and there have been many amendments added on, and some regard the post reform articles as a completely new constitution.
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Postby Axmanlandia » Sun Jul 11, 2021 6:28 am

Coronation day march 18th

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