Mohammad Al-Refaei did a jump celebrating Kuwait National Day and Liberation Day at Skydive Empuriabrava in Spain with a 250 sq-ft flag.
Kuwait National Day is celebrated on the anniversary of the date Amir Sheikh Abdallah Al Salem ascended the throne in 1950; he was so instrumental in the development of modern-day Kuwait that the National Day is celebrated on this day instead of an independence day. Liberation Day is February 26, and commemorates the withdrawal of Iraq.
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He also made it to the front page of the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Watan: Video: Kuwaiti parachutist Mohammed Al-Refaei jumped in Spain to celebrate the holidays.
Well done, Mohammad, and happy Kuwait Day!
Edited to correct Liberation Day date – it’s February 26, not January. And Mohammad reports that the super catchy song is called “Proud To Be Kuwaiti” and is one of the National Day songs.