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June 26th - the Day of the National Flag


The defence minister Mihai Fifor will participate in a public ceremony when the National Flag of Romania will be hoisted, at 09.30 hrs.

The ceremony that is organized by the Ministry of National Defence in cooperation with the Prefect’s and the Mayor’s Office of Bucharest will take place in Tricolorului Square (in front of the Palace of the National Military Club).

The event will be attended by representatives of civilian, military and religious institutions, foreign military attachees accredited to Bucharest, war veterans, wounded soldiers and families of deceased soldiers, war veterans, reserve and retired military personnel.

From 19.00 a brief ceremony for the lowering of the flag is held, that will be laid in the church of the 30th “Mihai Viteazul” Guard Brigade.

From 09.30 on June 26th, the flag will be brought in the square, a military priest will bless it and then it will be hoisted while the national anthem is played by the Representative Band of the Ministry of National Defence.

Military personnel from garissons across the country will participate in public ceremonies organized by local authorities.

The Day of the National Flag was established by Law 96/1998 to be celebrated annually on June 26.

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