The 1st of September, 1991 is the birthday of independent republic of Uzbekistan.
During 1991, the August coup in the capital of the USSR in Moscow failed.
Thanks to the initiative of President Islam Karimov August 31, 1991 was proclaimed the independence of Uzbekistan.
On August 31, 1991 the Supreme Council of Uzbekistan adopted a resolution "On the declaration of independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan" and the Law "On State Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan".
Uzbek SSR was renamed the Republic of Uzbekistan.
During the celebration each region prepare various festive programs.
Performances of original folk groups, excitable sports events, various shows and noisy craft fairs.
The capital of Uzbekistan takes place on the main square of the country, Independence Square.
It is spectacular and grandiose and in the evening the square is lit up with grand fireworks.