Today, March 9, 2020 is Commonwealth Day.

This annual festival is celebrated in 54 nations worldwide, formerly part of the British Empire; Involving 2 billion individuals — representing 33% of the world’s populace across five continents.

Some of the activities include flag parades, church services, poetry mornings, dance performances and much more.

Every year a particular theme is picked for Commonwealth Day.

The 2020 theme is ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’ — encouraging commonwealth countries to come together and protect natural resources in our planet, its territory, and the ocean; besides boosting trade.