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Nationalities in School

Over 2000 students and with more than a hundred nationalities, DAA is proud to be recognized as a truly global school. So, The Pawprint has decided to look at statistics and determine the distribution of the student population in different nationalities.

The top 5 Ranking nationalities in terms of number of students, makes up 50% of the total student population here at DAA!

Here is a list of the top 5 nationalities comprising DAA

  1. USA- 22%
  2. Canadian- 10%
  3. Indian- 8%
  4. Egyptian- 6%
  5. Turkish- 4%

American national day- July 4th
Independence day, also known as the Fourth of July, is celebrated on that day because of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The thirteen American colonies were no longer part of the British empire. It is associated with fireworks, parades, fairs, barbecues, concerts, baseball games, family reunions and ceremonies.

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Canadian national day- July 1st
Canadian national day also known as Canada day celebrates the anniversary of the enactment of the Constitution act which united the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into a single dominion. Typical public outdoor events such as parades, carnivals, festivals, barbecues, air and maritime shows, fireworks and free musical concerts.

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Indian national day- August 15th
Indian national day is celebrated every year on August 15th commemorating the nation’s independence from Britain. Flag ceremonies, parades, and cultural events take place during that day. Government and school offices distribute sweets among the people.

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Egyptian national day- July 23rd
Egyptian national day in on July 23rd, also known as Revolution Day. It is the anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. Celebrations start on the preceding evening. There are large and elaborate celebrations, including televised concerts with heavily nationalistic themes, and military parades.

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Turkish national day- October 29th
In turkish the words ‘Cumhuriyet Bayrami’ means The republic day of Turkey. It is celebrated on  October 29th and is one of the public holidays in Turkey commemorating the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey in 1923. It lasts 35 hours, starting each year at 1:00 pm on October 28th. 

tu 2.jpgThe holiday commemorates the events of 29 October 1923, when Mustafa Kemal declared that Turkey was henceforth a republic.

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