On August 31, 1991, special session of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan adopted a resolution on the “Declaration of State Independence of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan”. According to this historic act, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan was declared an independent, sovereign, democratic union.
The adoption of the "Declaration of State Independence" marked the beginning of a new stage in the modern history of Kyrgyzstan. As a result of the expression of the unity of the will of the people, the establishment of an independent state power was proclaimed. This conclusion says that the beginning of the period of assertion of the republic's sovereignty de jure. This meant that the independent republic was enshrined in law, and all subsequent actions of the country passed into a new legal field.
Kyrgyzstan declared its adherence to the generally recognized principles of international law, unswerving observance of previously assumed obligations. The world community recognizes the independence of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.
The Supreme Soviet instructed the President and the Presidium to prepare a commission for the preparation of measures to ensure the economic and political independence of the Republic. The Supreme Council asked the people of Kyrgyzstan to unite on the basis of the adopted Declaration in the name of turning the state into a truly sovereign and legal state.
In the capital of Kyrgyzstan, the city of Bishkek, festive events begin on the central square of Ala-Too with a theatrical performance, in which creative collectives take part. Equestrian games are held at the hippodrome, and in the parks of Bishkek there are concerts with the participation of pop artists, an amateur art group. The celebration of Independence Day ends with fireworks.