Home Tags Flag

Tag: flag

Flags are flying for poet Eino Leino

Flags are flying in Finland today to celebrate summer, and for revered Finnish poet Eino Leino. The young poet, born towards the end of the 19th...

Flags and flyovers commemorate Defence Forces Day

Flags have been run up flag poles around the country on Thursday morning to mark Defence Forces Day. The date commemorates the birthday of Carl...

Day of Equality celebrates Minna Canth’s legacy

Today Finland celebrates the Day of Equality, which is also the birthday of author and social influencer Minna Canth. Canth is the first Finnish woman...

Father’s Day becomes an official flag holiday

Finland took another important step on the path of equality between the sexes today, with Father's Day becoming an official flag day. The government approved...

Finland’s Flag Turns 100

The flags are quite literally flying today, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Finnish flag. The familiar blue and white cross design was first...