indonesia independence day 2020

Indonesia independence day 2020

Indonesian Independence Day 2020: On August 17, 2020, Indonesia’s Independence Day is celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of Indonesia’s independence. Read more about Indonesia’s Independence Day history, facts and quotes from this article.

Indonesia Independence Day 2020

Indonesia’s Independence Day is celebrated on August 17th every year. Indonesia Independence Day marks Indonesia’s independence from Dutch colonial rule. Indonesian Independence Day is celebrated to commemorate the proclamation of Indonesian independence. Sukarno and Hatta proclaimed the independence of Indonesia from the authorities of the Netherlands and Japan. Indonesia’s Independence Day is celebrated as a public holiday in the country.

indonesia independence day 2020

What is the history of Indonesia’s Independence Day?

In 1945, when the Japanese surrendered, East Indian nationalists seized the opportunity to abolish colonial Dutch rule and proclaim the independent state of Indonesia. Indonesia’s declaration of independence was secretly broadcast throughout the archipelago, and the English version was sent overseas.

On the morning of August 17, 1945, Sukarno, the future president, read the Indonesian independence proclamation in his private home in Jakarta. The declaration of independence was read out to a crowd of about 500 people. Unlike the American Declaration of Independence, which consisted of more than 1000 words and contained 56 signatures, the Indonesian declaration, which consisted of 45 words when translated into English. It bore the signatures of the new President Sukarno and the new Vice President Mohammad Khatta.

The proclamation

Questions regarding the transfer of power and other things will be done with careful means and promptly.

Jakarta, 17 August 1945

In the name of the people of Indonesia.

How is Indonesia’s Independence Day celebrated?

Indonesians generally celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day with ceremonies in schools and offices. On this special day, students gather in a field in uniform, sing hymns, pray for the deceased national heroes and reread the text of the proclamation.

Several events are held in public and private offices, where workers gather to celebrate ceremonies in front of their offices.

indonesia independence day 2020

Informal celebrations include all types of competitions.

Competitions include eating krupuk (chips), climbing oiled palms, sack racing, tying to a bottle, tied to a rope, and many other party games. All the games played on this day have a symbolic meaning and serve as a reminder of the time when Indonesia gained independence. For example, eating krupuk should remind people of how their ancestors lived in poverty during colonization. Climbing the palm tree should symbolize the efforts that have been made to gain independence.
People of all ages, genders and professions take part in the events.

Sukarno Quotes:

Reach your ambitions as high as the sky! Dream as high as the sky! Because if you fall, you fall among the stars !!

Thousands of old people are simply capable of dreaming, and a young man is capable of changing the world!

Do good to another person, even if they are not doing you good; the other will definitely benefit you. if there is still shame and fear in the heart of doing good, there will certainly be no progress at all.

Rose never promotes its scent, but its own scent spreads throughout its surroundings.

Where there is slavery, there can be no freedom; and where there is freedom, there cannot be slavery.

Indonesian Independence Day – Wishes

Indonesia; Born of Selfless Sacrifice, covered with Pride, immersed in Oneness and Soaring in Glory, I am proud to be Indonesian. Happy Independence Day to all of you.

Celebrating the free spirit of Indonesia, may this Independence Day bring you and your family peace, joy and love. Independence Day!

Join the train of unity, fight corruption and keep raising the flag of our dear people high! Independence Day!!!

The future depends on what you do today! Independence Day!

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