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Gabon's Independence Day

Gabon celebrates its Independence Day every 17th of August. In Libreville, a military parade is part of the event. Each town provides a central square called 'Place de l'Ind├ępendence' where speeches and traditional dances are performed. Many Gabonese flags are put up throughout the country.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day and Eve are celebrated with a big bang throughout Libreville. Lavish festivities are prepared in every establishment, especially in hotels, restaurants and clubs. Splurging on wines and gourmet cuisines, luxurious gifts and decorations are presented to guests. Musicals, parties and concerts happen simultaneously in different venues.