Albanian Flag Day

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Albanian Independence day
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Also called Albanian Flag Day
In Albanian: Dita e Flamurit or Festa e Flamurit
Observed by Albania, Kosovo[1]
Type National
Significance The day of presentation of the flag of Albania in Skanderbeg's rebellion
Celebrations Fireworks, Family reunions, Concerts, Barbecues, Picnics, Parades, One Home, One Flag[2][3]
Date 28 November
Next time 28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
Frequency annual

Flag Day (Albanian: Dita e Flamurit) or Independence Day, commonly known as the Albanian Independence day, is celebrated every 28 November as a holiday in Albania,[4] Kosovo and the Albanian diaspora. It refers to the Albanian Declaration of Independence on 28 November 1912 and the rise of the Albanian flag in Vlora, coinciding with the day in which Scanderbeg raised the same flag in Kruje, on 28 November 1443.[5]

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  4. ^ Archived from the original on July 28, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2011. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Drizari, Nelo (1968), Scanderbeg; his life, correspondence, orations, victories, and philosophy, National Press, p. 1, OCLC 729093