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Constitution Day: 6th December.

Hi everyone,
Are you enjoying this long weekend? I hope so.
We celebrate Constitution Day in Spain today and Inmaculate Conception on Tuesday what means we have two official days off to chill out and rest this week.
Constitution Day is a national public holiday and also Inmaculate Conception.




























The Constitution is the basis of the law. An original copy, signed by King Juan Carlos I on the 27th December, is in the Congress of Deputies in Madrid. It went into effect on the 29th of the same month.























Constitution Day marks  a referendum held in Spain on 6th December 1978. The referendum was approved and it was the first step to reestablish democracy under the political form of parliamentary monarchy, after a long  dictatorship period which started in 1939 and ended in 1978. Before that ,"The fathers of the Constitution", politicians who had different political ideas, worked on a draft which was also approved by the Spanish Parlamient on 31st October 1978. These political leaders represented a wide spectrum within the Parlamient.






















If you want to get more information, watch this video.



Information taken from:
Constituion Day in Spain
What is Constitution Day in Spain?

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