Sweden national day, formerly known as Swedish Flag Day is celebrated every year on 6th June. This holiday main purpose is to celebrate Swedish independence in memory of when the Sweden Kingdom was founded. This day celebration dates back to 1916 at the start of the Olympics which is where it was first observed. Sweden National day became a public holiday in 2005. If you want to know about June another event Hari Raya Puasa.
National Day 2019
Celebrate the National Day
In many form celebrations of a national day of Sweden. Many celebrations take place in museums where the history of the nation is on display. On this day at the Skansen museum, people come together to wave Swedish flags.
People enjoy listening to leaders make speeches and dancing traditional Swedish celebration dances. The king and queen and other special people also take part in the procession to the museum.