Flag Day

Flag Day is a special day related to flag which is observed in many countries. Some countries observe Flag Day as a commemoration of certain event in which the countries’ national flags are raised. Some others recognize it as a historical event related to the countries’ national flags, for example, the anniversary of the first national flag raising or the birthday of a country’s national flag creator.

2014 Flag Day Around the World
Here is the list of 2014 Flag Day observance dates in various countries.

Afghanistan
Commemorates Afghanistan’s Independence Day in 1919.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Albania
Commemorates Albania’s Independence Day in 1912.
Friday, 28 November 2014

Argentina
Commemorates the anniversary of the death of Manuel Belgrano – the creator of Argentina’s national flag.
Friday, 20 June 2014

Aruba
Commemorates the adoption of national flag in 1976.
Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Australia
Commemorates the first Australian national flag raising in 1901.
Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Azerbaijan
Commemorates the adoption of executive order in 2009.
Sunday, 9 November 2014

Aland
Commemorates the adoption of the current flag.
last Sunday of April
Sunday, 27 April 2014

Bolivia
Commemorates the first national flag creation.
Sunday, 17 August 2014

Brazil
Commemorates the adoption of the current national flag in 1889.
Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Canada
Commemorates the adoption of the current national flag in 1965.
Saturday, 15 February 2014.

Colombia
Colombia observes 2 national flag day a year.
- Commemorates the declaration of independence in 1810.
Sunday, 20 July 2014.
- Commemorates Battle of Boyaca in 1819.
Thursday, 7 August 2014

Curaçao
Commemorates the adoption of the current national flag in 1984.
Monday, 2 June 2014

Denmark
Commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Valdemar in 1219.
Sunday, 15 June 2014

Ecuador
Commemorates the reinstatement of the tricolor in 1860.
Friday, 26 September 2014

England
Commemorates the first raising of the flag of St. George.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Estonia
Commemorates the consecration of the flag of Estonia in 1884.
Wednesday, 4 June 2014

European Union
Commemorates the Schuman Declaration.
Friday, 9 May 2014

Faroe Islands
Friday, 25 April 2014

Georgia
Friday, 14 January 2014

Greece
Monday, 27 October 2014

Haiti
Sunday, 18 May 2014

India
To honor all Indian Armed Forces
Sunday, 7 December 2014

Italy
Commemorates the adoption of the Italian Flag in 1797.
Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Lithuania
Commemorates the first Lithuanian flag raising in 1919.
Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Macedonia
Commemorates the adoption of Macedonian flag.
Every 1st and 15th day of each month

Mexico
Monday, 24 February 2014

Moldova
Sunday, 27 April 2014

Norway
Commemorates national day of Norway.
Saturday, 17 May 2014

Pakistan
Commemorates the adoption of Pakistan’s national flag.
Monday, 11 August 2014

Peru
Commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Arica.
Saturday, 7 June 2014

Philippines
Commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Alapan.
Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Poland
Commemorates the raising of national flag on the Battle of Berlin in 2004.
Friday, 2 May 2014

Romania
Commemorates the introduction of the current national flag.
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Russia
Commemorates the raising of the current flag over the Russian Supreme Soviet Building.
Friday, 22 August 2014

Scotland
Commemorates the national day of Scotland.
Sunday, 30 November 2014

Sweden
Commemorates the national day of Sweden.
Friday, 6 June 2014

Turkmenistan
Commemorates the adoption of Turkmenistan’s first national flag.
Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Ukraine
Commemorates the adoption of Ukrainian flag.
Saturday, 23 August 2014

United States (US)
Commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777.
Saturday, 14 June 2014

Happy Flag Day 2014 !

2013 Flag Day Around the World
Here is the list of 2013 Flag Day observance dates in various countries.

Afghanistan: Monday, 19 August 2013

Albania: Thursday, 28 November 2013

Argentina: Thursday, 20 June 2013

Aruba: Monday, 18 March 2013

Australia: Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Azerbaijan: Saturday, 9 November 2013

Aland: Sunday, 28 April 2013

Bolivia: Saturday, 17 August 2013

Brazil: Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Canada: Friday, 15 February 2013.

Colombia
Colombia observes 2 national flag day a year.
- Saturday, 20 July 2013.
- Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Curaçao
Commemorates the adoption of the current national flag in 1984.
Sunday, 2 June 2013

Denmark: Saturday, 15 June 2013

Ecuador: Thursday, 26 September 2013

England: Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Estonia: Tuesday, 4 June 2013

European Union: Thursday, 9 May 2013

Faroe Islands: Thursday, 25 April 2013

Georgia: Monday, 14 January 2013

Greece: Sunday, 27 October 2013

Haiti: Saturday, 18 May 2013

India: Saturday, 7 December 2013

Italy: Monday, 7 January 2013

Lithuania: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Macedonia: Every 1st and 15th day of each month

Mexico: Sunday, 24 February 2013

Moldova: Saturday, 27 April 2013

Norway: Friday, 17 May 2013

Pakistan: Sunday, 11 August 2013

Peru: Friday, 7 June 2013

Philippines: Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Poland: Thursday, 2 May 2013

Romania: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Russia: Thursday, 22 August 2013

Scotland: Saturday, 30 November 2013

Sweden: Thursday, 6 June 2013

Turkmenistan: Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Ukraine: Friday, 23 August 2013

United States (US): Friday, 14 June 2013

Happy Flag Day 2014 !