On Friday the 14th June 2019, the people of the Falkland Islands and British Forces South Atlantic Islands, celebrated in Stanley the 37th anniversary of Liberation Day, that is when the Argentine occupying forces surrender to the British Task Force sent to the recover the Islands.
The day commenced with a Thanksgiving Service which was held in the Christ Church Cathedral, followed by the Liberation Day Parade and Ceremony at the Liberation Monument.
The Ceremony at the Monument included an Act of Remembrance and the laying of wreaths by government representatives and military officials. Members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and the Falkland Islands Defense Force were on parade.
Stanley residents turned out in numbers to accompany the celebration and some also laid wreaths at the Liberation Monument. Liberation Day is a public holiday in the Falklands.