Soldiers are honored with parades from Haderslev to Copenhagen

Soldiers are honored with parades from Haderslev to Copenhagen

Sunday is flag day for Denmark’s expatriates, and it is marked all over the country.

In Copenhagen, from 12 noon to 1 pm, there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at Kastellet, where the Crown Prince Couple and representatives of the government will be among the participants.

Minister of Defense Trine Bramsen (S) speaks.

Subsequently, there is a service in Holmen’s Church for the bereaved and also with the participation of, among others, the Crown Prince Couple and the government. According to the plan, Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod (S) will give a speech.

From 15.45 there is a parade at Christiansborg Castle Square. According to the Armed Forces, it will include approximately 1,200 soldiers.

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) is speaking here. The same goes for National Police Chief Thorkild Fogde and Chief of Defense Flemming Lentfer.

Flag Day is also celebrated in Jutland.

In Haderslev, there is a parade in the city center Gravene from 11.45, where Mayor HP Geil (V) and the Chief of the Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Pedersen, give speeches.

Then there is a march to Haderslev Barracks and subsequent wreath-laying at the memorial plaques at the barracks from around 1 p.m.

Source: The Nordic Page





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