Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago

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Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago

 

Republic Day is celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago on September 24th, annually. Trinidad and Tobago became a Republic on August 1, 1976, but Republic Day is celebrated as a public holiday on the day the first Parliament met under the new Republican Constitution.
To celebrate Republic Day, various ceremonies are held throughout the island, and traditional Trinidad and Tobago dishes are prepared and shared with family and friends.