ANTANANARIVO - The celebration of the 51st anniversary of the independence of Madagascar began Friday, followed by religious cults of the various festivities.
According to a statement from the presidency of the High Authority of the transition (NDT), the celebration will begin Friday worship at the mosque of Muslim worship and follow the church and an evangelical gala Saturday.
The program will include podium will be erected in the 22 regions of the Big Island, but the capital will be a great podium for a week in a row, located in the center and run by various famous singers Malagasy with themes and styles different music. Access to these performances is free.
Fireworks will place Saturday, June 25, the eve of the celebration in general, while military parades will mark the official ceremony of the day on June 26
The celebration of the 51st Anniversary of Independence of Madagascar is under the theme "Patriotism and Development".
Madagascar gained its independence June 26, 1960, after being colonized by France for 64 years.