Hari Kemerdekaan Republik Indonesia 2020 : Independence Day (Indonesia)
It has been 75 years since we gained independence, let’s celebrate a peaceful life in our nation by remembering all national heroes who gave us freedom! Flag of Indonesia.
Independence Day (Indonesian: Hari Kemerdekaan, colloquially known as Tujuhbelasan, “the Seventeenth”), which is a national holiday in Indonesia honoring the anniversary of the Indonesia’s Proclamation of Independence on 17 August 1945.
President Sukarno in 1953 had made this day a national day.
Ceremonies and festive events are celebrated throughout the country to rejoice this national day, including flag hoistings, local games and neighbourhood competitions, patriotic and cultural parades. Discounts are accessible by contributing shopping centres or businesses.
On this day, all Indonesian national televisions keeps programme the National Independence Day Ceremony live from the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta. Televisions also often air Indonesian patriotic songs, nationalistic-themed films, advertisements, and talkshows.
Happy Independence Day, my beloved country, Indonesia! Flag of Indonesia
We honor the great legacy & sacrifices of those who left us first, our heroes, for this liberty & freedom. So proud to be a part of this glorious nation.
Let’s hope for a better tomorrow and a brighter future for our country!
Formally, Indonesians usually celebrates the Independence Day by doing flag ceremonies in schools and offices. Students are gathered in the field wearing uniforms, singing national anthems, praying for the late national heroes and reread the proclamation text. But in this time, due to coronavirus pendamic, no gatherings allowed. We can celebrate this historic day at our homes and sending wishes to the whole country.
The Japanese invasion and subsequent occupation in 1942–45 during WWII ended Dutch rule, and encouraged the previously suppressed Indonesian independence movement. Two days after the surrender of Japan in August 1945, nationalist leader, Sukarno, declared independence and became president.
Dutch rule from 1815 to c.
Before the 19th century according to Wikipedia, Indonesian societies had experienced large pressure from Europeans, but they had not been consumed by Western influences. The political order of Mataram had been eroded, and the first steps had been taken toward administrative centralization in Java.
“ON THIS WONDERFUL DAY OF HEROIC REFLECTIONS, DO THE UTMOST FOR THE NATION OF WHAT YOU’RE ABLE TO. GLAD INDEPENDENCE DAY!”
“Give me a thousand parents so they will pull Semeru mountain until the roots. But if you give me ten teenagers, so they will shake the world.”
“May the wind of progress swirl around the country now and forevermore. Happy Indonesian Independence Day!”
“Just like the Indonesian flag, I hope our country’s progress soar higher. Happy Independence Day!”
“Nothing is more precious than liberty and freedom. Happy Indonesian Independence Day!”
“MIGHT THE WIND OF PROGRESS SWIRL ACROSS THE NATION NOW AND FOREVERMORE. GLAD INDONESIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY!”
“SIMILAR TO THE INDONESIAN FLAG, I HOPE OUR NATION’S PROGRESS SOAR INCREASED. GLAD INDEPENDENCE DAY!”