Djibouti celebrates a number of festivals and events (Islamic and Christian) throughout the year. Among them the most famous are Ramadan and Christmas which are celebrated with fervour and enthusiasm. People dress up in their finest clothes and celebrate the festivals.
Politics of Djibouti takes place in a framework of a semi-presidential republic, wherein executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament. The party system and parliament are dominated by the conservative People's Rally for Progress. In April 2010, a new national constitution was approved.