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Constitution Day in Nauru celebrates the country’s constitutional adoption, which took effect in January 1968, initially with 18 parliamentary members, later increased to 19. The significant amendments made on May 17, 1968, now mark this date as Constitution Day.

In Nauru, Constitution Day signifies the conclusion of the annual athletic championship, featuring sports events and a parade of diverse sports teams. Unlike traditional celebrations, there are no speeches or military displays. Instead, the island unites in a spirit of camaraderie and unity through a track and field competition, fostering a sense of togetherness and community spirit through the shared passion for sports.