Republic Day in Italy
Italy is worth to visit any time of the year, but specially in summer, as we are in 2nd of June already, Italy is very busy this time, and not only for this reason, today is Italy's Republic Day, so celebration is on, even if most of the country is still sad about the Earthquake damage in Northern Italy. We all are very sorry for that!
This day is a holiday in Italy and of course for the capital, annually Republic Day honours the anniversary that Italy, on June 2, 1946, became a republic. Italians rejected monarchy and chose a republic form of government, which began the modernization of the country. This national holiday is more celebrated like their own Independence Day. They have spent nearly 3 million Euros for the parade, with fireworks and parade also in the air!!!
And can you imagine, there are also nominee's qualifications for The Republic Man/Woman of the Year award.Italy was central to European philosophy, science and art during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and still is now, as one of the most beautiful and artful countries in the world. The name "Italy (Italia) is an ancient name for the country and people of Southern Italy. The name Italia means Land of Cattle Calves or Veal".