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    5 Countries that Celebrate Freedom on August 15th with India

    As India celebrates its Independence Day on August 15, 2023, let’s take a moment to look into a captivating coincidence where 5 other countries celebrate their Independence Day on the same day. 

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    Beyond India’s boundaries, we encounter tales of independence, struggle, and nation-building that resound strongly on this momentous day. Let’s have a look at the histories of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Korea, North Korea, Liechtenstein, and Bahrain, all of which achieved their independence on this historic day.

    5 Countries That Celebrate Independence Day With India

    Republic of Congo

    The Republic of Congo, often known as Congo-Brazzaville, is located on Africa’s west coast and gained independence from French colonial domination in 1960. The Republic of Congo, separate from its neighbor, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, stands proudly as a symbol of African strength and freedom.

    Korea’s Dual Holiday (South Korea and North Korea)

    The Korean peninsula underwent a historic transition on August 15, 1945, when it was liberated from Japanese domination. This watershed moment resulted in the separation of Korea into South and North Korea. The south, a lively and busy nation, celebrates Gwangbokjeol, or ‘the day the light returned,’ while the north marks its own distinct forms of freedom.

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    Liechtenstein’s Unusual National Day

    Liechtenstein, one of Europe’s tiniest yet wealthiest countries, defies tradition with its National Day on August 15. This event, which has been going on since 1940, exceeds the concept of traditional independence because the country has never been captured. Instead, it celebrates its autonomy with joyful fireworks and processions in Vaduz, the lovely capital city.

    Bahrain’s Daring Step Towards Autonomy

    On August 15, 1971, the magnificent islands of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf began their journey to self-government. Locals were liberated from British and Iranian influence thanks to a United Nations poll. Though the nation’s formal National Day is December 16, this day is significant since it represents Bahrain’s rise as a modern and dynamic nation.

    Wrap Up

    As we pause to commemorate India’s historic 75th Independence Day, we discover a tapestry of global histories bound together by the date, August 15. From the African coasts of the Republic of the Congo to the vibrant streets of South Korea, the tranquil landscapes of Liechtenstein, and the thriving shores of Bahrain, these nations are testaments to the human yearning for freedom and self-determination. While their experiences are unique in context and culture, they remind us that the search for liberty is a shared human experience that unites nations in a chorus of celebration, hope, and desire.

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    Ankita Mishra
    Ankita Mishrahttps://www.mediabirdmag.com/
    Ankita Mishra, a skilled journalist with six years of experience, crafts captivating stories that blend research and creativity. Her writing captures human experiences, bridging reality and imagination. Beyond her journalism, Ankita's curiosity leads her to explore new destinations and flavors. Her narratives invite readers on unforgettable journeys, offering a fresh perspective that lingers.

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    Anamika Mishra
    Anamika Mishra
    6 months ago

    Nice article 👍

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    Reply to  Anamika Mishra
    6 months ago

    Thank you so much, Anamika!
    I’m glad you liked the content.

    Punjikasthala
    6 months ago

    Wow! That’s a beautiful thing to know. It’s like we are twining by sharing the same date.

    Team Mediabird Magazine
    Reply to  Punjikasthala
    6 months ago

    Absolutely, it’s truly heartwarming to think about how we’re connected through this shared date. It’s like a unique thread that ties us together in the grand tapestry of life. Finding these little moments of connection reminds us of the beauty in our shared human experiences.

    Anjana
    Anjana
    6 months ago

    Interesting to know!

    Aakash Mittal
    Aakash Mittal
    6 months ago

    Nice

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    Reply to  Aakash Mittal
    6 months ago

    Thank you so much, Aakash!
    I’m glad you liked the content.

    Prabal
    6 months ago

    Insightful!
    It’s a brilliant piece of informative content. The way of communication by the author is quite engaging. Keep flowing in…

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    Reply to  Prabal
    6 months ago

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    Ashish
    Ashish
    6 months ago

    Very informative, enjoyed new things

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    Reply to  Ashish
    6 months ago

    I’m delighted to hear that you found the information informative and discovered new things! Learning and exploring new concepts is always an exciting journey. If you have any questions or want to dive deeper into any topic, feel free to ask. Happy learning!

    Rajesh Rai
    6 months ago

    What a captivating read!

    This blog beautifully captures the essence of August 15th, a day of freedom celebrated not only by India but also by these five remarkable countries.

    It’s incredible how different cultures come together to commemorate the spirit of independence and liberty.

    Team Mediabird Magazine
    Reply to  Rajesh Rai
    6 months ago

    Thank you so much for your kind words!

    I’m thrilled that you found the blog captivating and that it resonated with the essence of these diverse celebrations of freedom on August 15th

    Let’s continue to celebrate the shared values of independence and liberty that bind us all together!

    Last edited 6 months ago by Team Mediabird Magazine

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