Tuesday, August 18, 2009

64th anniversary of Indonesia Independence

Happy Independence Day


On 17 August 1945 Indonesians proclaimed its Independence from Dutch colonial rule. Today we Indonesians are celebrating the 64 anniversary of its Independence. There are so many way to do ceremony and celebrate the Independence Day.

Below are some of ceremonies that have been held on 64th Anniversary:

First Picture (Left) is about Underwater ceremony: Divers wave a red and white flag in an underwater ceremony to celebrate the country’s 64th Independence Day at Malalayang beach, Manado on Monday. The event is the first of its kind and will be included in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Second Picture (Right) is about Celebrate it in the old way: Dozens of old bicycle lovers took part in a ceremony to commemorate the country’s 64th Independence Day in front of the Lawang Sewu building in Semarang on Monday.
The common way that usually do by the Indonesian people is to held some games such “makan kerupuk”, “balap karung”, and many more.

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