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Denmark - Flag Flying Days

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[Flag of Denmark]
image by Željko Heimer and António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 April 2016


See also:


The Flag Flying Days of Denmark.

Source: The Royal Danish Embassy, Washington, DC, USA
National Days:
  • April 9 - Occupation of Denmark 1940 (half mast until noon - then full)
  • May 5 - Liberation of Denmark 1945
  • June 5 - Constitution Day
  • June 15 - Valdemar Day (Dannebrog's "birthday")

Religious Holidays:
  • New Year's Day
  • Good Friday - The flag is at half mast the whole day
  • Easter Day
  • Ascension Day
  • Whit Sunday
  • Christmas Day

Birthdays in the Royal Family:
  • March 28 - Queen Ingrid
  • April 16 - Queen Margrethe II
  • April 29 - Princess Benedikte
  • May 26 - Crown Prince Frederik
  • June 7 - Prince Joachim
  • June 11 - Prince Henrik
  • June 30 - Princess Alexandra

Military Flag-flying Days:
  • February 2 - Battle of Mysunde 1864
  • February 11 - Storm of Copenhagen 1659
  • April 2 - Battle of Reden 1801
  • April 18 - Battle at Dybbøl 1864
  • May 9 - Battle at Helgoland 1864
  • July 6 - Battle at Fredericia 1849
  • July 25 - Battle at Isted 1850
  • September 5 - in honor of deployed Danish soldiers, established 2009
  • October 4 - Storm of Frederiksstad 1850