21 september 2018 Armenia celebrates 27th anniversary of Independence

The main events will take place in Yerevan.

Under the decree of the Supreme Council, a referendum on discontinuing the USSR membership and the establishment of an independent state was conducted on 21 September 1991. A total of 94.99 percent of the country’s citizens voted for independence. Two days later, summing up the results of this plebiscite, the Supreme Council declared Armenia an independent and sovereign state.