Palau Independence Day continues

Photo by Richard Brooks

Palau enjoyed a spectacular fireworks display and cultural show on the night of October 1 in celebration of its 23rd Independence Day.

Activities started on Friday and will last until Monday with boat races. The 45-minute fireworks display was the highlight of the celebration with cars and merrymakers trooping to the Capitol building and Babeldaob to choose a spot to watch the fireworks.

Palau President Remengesau in remarks during the celebration, said Palau’s partnership with nations around the world helps to strengthen the island nation’s development.