On August 31, the capital city Bishkek will host a number of events to celebrate the country's Independence Day. The main celebration will take place on Ala-Too Square. Artists' performance will begin at 10.00. The city will stage other events in parks, neighborhoods and residential areas in its four different districts. On the night of September 1, public transport will remain in service until 01.00.
Independence Day is the main state holiday, and is celebrated annually on August 31, the anniversary of its declaration of independence from USSR in 1991.
Individuals present in Bishkek on August 31 should anticipate some road restrictions, potential incidents on transportation and crowding near any associated festivities. Adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.
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