Events & Festivals Calendar

Vanuatu hosts a wide variety of cultural festivals, musical events, conferences and sporting events throughout the year in addition to many of the tourist attractions across the country.

From horse racing, Fest'Napuan music events, Rowing competitions, The Barista and Salon Culinaire regional cooking contests, to the home of what is commonly known around the World as 'bungy jumping', Nagol on Pentecost Island (April to June), Vanuatu has something for everyone for that take home memorable experience. 

Independence Day

Annual At Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Tuesday 30th July - Wednesday 31st July
5:46 - 7:46pm

The Republic of Vanuatu celebrates its Independence Day on 30th July. This is a celebration to remember the day in 1980 when the former colony of New Hebrides ended its ruling period by Britain and France and became the free nation of Vanuatu. This is a very important day that attracts thousands of people to witness the flag raising ceremony along with other important activities. 

Carrying the Flag Port Vila

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