Union Day

Written by Thomson Safaris

On Monday, April 26, Tanzania celebrates Union Day. It is a public holiday commemorating the day Zanzibar and Tanganyika joined to form The United Republic of Tanzania in 1964. The festivities will include speeches from the president as well as traditional dance and other performances on both the mainland and the islands of Zanzibar.

Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, sends her congratulations to the people of Tanzania as they celebrate their forty-sixth anniversary of the union.