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The Christmas Islands
Tuesday, April 1st, 12am
This a day of celebration for the two major Christian denominations
to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.Sports and traditional
dance competitions will also be part of event. Most of the people would also find time
to relax and pursue time to enjoy their hobbies or go out on picnics.
Gospel Day - This national holiday marks an important day to commemorate the
arrival of Christianity in Kiribati.The highlight of the event is a joint ceremonial
service between two of the most dominant Christian churches in Kiribati, led by the
heads of the Roman Catholic church and the Kiribati Protestant church.This
ceremony is usually held at the National stadium in the capital Bairiki in Tarawa.
Senior Citizens Day - The day is declared a national holiday in respect and honor of
the elderly men and women of Kiribati.
National Culture Day - The day is declared a national day. The highlight of the day
will canoe racing and traditional dance competition. The event will be in Tarawa.
In Honor of National Day - The day is declared a national holiday in honor National
day. The day’s program will also be full of social and outdoor sports activities that will
be held in the capital Bairiki, Tarawa.
National Day - The wake of the day will be opened by the President of Kiribati
followed by a colorful parade at the National stadium in the capital Bairiki, Tarawa.