The Cooperative Republic of Guyana celebrates the Independence Day on May 26 every year. The day commemorates the date in 1966 when it attained freedom from the British Empire.
Guyana Independence Day is a significant public holiday in Guyana. It is celebrated on May 26 every year. May 26 is the day when the country attained its independence in 1966 when the British Dominion over Guyana ended.