In Pics: Celebrations of America's Independence Day

This year marked the 243rd celebration of the American Independence Day yesterday, with parties, fireworks displays, a Presidential parade and baseball matches across the USA.

Also, this year, Mount Vernon, the home of the first US President George Washington, hosted a naturalisation ceremony for 51 immigrants from 28 countries who were sworn in as American citizens.

Let’s take a look at some of the scenes from the Fourth of July celebrations.

President Trump and First Lady Melania on the White House balcony waving to supporters before the Independence Day ceremony. Photo courtesy: EPA
President Trump and First Lady Melania on the White House balcony waving to supporters before the Independence Day ceremony. Photo courtesy: EPA
Campaigners for Democratic Presidential candidates on the Fourth of July. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@JulianCastro
Campaigners for Democratic Presidential candidates on the Fourth of July. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@JulianCastro
A crowd gathered outside the Washington Monument on Independence Day. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@VP
A crowd gathered outside the Washington Monument on Independence Day. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@VP
Fireworks ahead of the traditional baseball game at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@Dodgers
Fireworks display over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York to mark US Independence Day. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@muppetpepper
Fireworks display over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York to mark US Independence Day. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@muppetpepper
Independence Day celebrations including a military parade and the US Presidential Address were held at the Lincoln Memorial this year. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@VP
Independence Day celebrations including a military parade and the US Presidential Address were held at the Lincoln Memorial this year. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@VP
Us President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the Lincoln Memorial. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@FLOTUS
Us President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the Lincoln Memorial. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@FLOTUS
The Hope Bridge, lit up in American flag colours. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@CarolineGoggin
The Hope Bridge, lit up in American flag colours. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@CarolineGoggin
Mount Vernon, the home of the first US President George Washington, hosted a naturalisation ceremony for 51 immigrants from 28 countries who were sworn in as American citizens
Pritika Chandiramani from India was among 51 immigrants from 28 countries who were sworn in as American citizens in a naturalisation ceremony at Mount Vernon, the home of the first US President George Washington. Photo courtesy: EpochTimes

 

Burj Khalifa in Dubai lit up in the Star-Spangled Banner's colours to mark US INdependence Day. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@Miriam55667906
Burj Khalifa in Dubai lit up in the Star-Spangled Banner's colours to mark US INdependence Day. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@Miriam55667906

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