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Happy Independence Day, Malta!

In 1964 when Malta officially gained its full independence from Great Britain

  • September 21, 2018 09:45
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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Malta gained its political Independence from Britain on the 21st of September 1964. On the night of the 20-21st September, the Maltese flag was raised at the  Independence Arena, Floriana, amidst the cheers of the large crowd present. Malta had become an independent nation.

Various activities are held every year to mark this important date in Maltese history. This day is celebrated with parades, festivities and with great fanfare across the country. The flag of Malta is displayed on the governmental buildings.

Source: Visit Malta