A variety of events will take place across the TRNC to mark the 20th July Peace and Freedom Day, including the dawn vigil at Escape beach (above).
Amongst the international visitors visiting will be Turkish President Erdogan and other Turkish officials. Events will also be held across the island in the 5 districts.
The day will begin by a speech by President Akinci on BRT at midday where he will address the nation. The main ceremony will begin at 4pm..
Akinci will be holding a reception on the 41st anniversary of the Turkish peace keeping mission on Cyprus.
The Turkish Armed Forces ships which are docked in Kyrenia, will be open to the public from 10am to 4 pm for visits.
Police have warned that some roads will be closed for ceremonies and advised people on different routes.