Italy is definitely a country with traditions and celebrating them, Italians are known for celebrating the life, enjoying every thing starting from coffee in the morning and ending with holidays. 2nd of June is a Republic Day in this country, when voted to abolish the monarchy in 1946 so their country could become a republic. After 85 years of reign, Italy became a republic and the monarchs of the House of Savoy were exiled.

In Rome is a busy time, even if it’s a national holiday, all the Heads from the State and the world are invited to celebrate it with Italian President, going through a Special official ceremony. Before the feast of the Republic, the Italian national celebration was the first Sunday of June, the feast of the Albertine Statute. Also ONU and NATO will take a part in the military parade, that would be fun also for kids to bring along with you.

There will be a great military parade held and lay wreaths at the Unknown Soldier, taking part in all the Armed Forces, the Police of the Republic and the National Body of Fire Brigades and the Italian Red Cross. It’s an event not to be missed, the ceremony continues in the afternoon with the opening to the public of the gardens of the Quirinale Palace, seat of the Presidency of the Italian Republic, with musical performances by the band of the Italian Army, Italian Navy, Italian Air Force, of ‘Carabinieri, State Police, the Guardia di Finanza, the Penitentiary Police Corps and the State Forestry Corps.

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