Tajikistan Independence Day

Tajikistan Independence Day

September 9
On September 9, 1991, Tajikistan officially declared its independence from the distintegrating Soviet Union. Independence Day is celebrated with parades, solomn services, theatrical events and pageantry. July 22 is another national holiday, celebrating the Tajik language.
CONTACTS:
The Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan
1005 New Hampshire Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037
202-223-6090; fax: 202-223-6091
www.tjus.org