Australia Day
Australia Day
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Feux d'artifices, à Perth, à l'occasion de l'Australia Day.

Autre nom Anniversary Day
Foundation Day
Observé par Drapeau d'Australie Australie
Type Fête nationale
Signification Commémoration de la création de la première colonie britannique sur le continent australien, en 1788.
Date 26 janvier

L’Australia Day (« le jour de l'Australie »), parfois nommé Anniversary Day ou Foundation Day, est la fête nationale australienne.

Article connexe : First Fleet.

Elle est célébrée chaque année le 26 janvier et commémore la création de la première colonie britannique sur le continent australien, qui était la fondation d'un bagne à Sydney Cove sur le Port Jackson en Nouvelle-Galles du Sud en 1788 par le capitaine Arthur Phillip en sa qualité de premier gouverneur de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud. L’Australia Day est un jour férié dans tous les États et territoires australiens.


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