Albanian Flag Day

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Albanian Independence day
Also called Albanian Flag Day
Observed by Albania
Type National
Significance The day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by Ismail Qemali
Celebrations Fireworks, Family reunions, Concerts, Barbecues, Picnics, Parades, Baseball games
Date 28 November
Next time 28 November 2016 (2016-11-28)
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.[1][dead link] 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 1943.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.rumela.com/events/albania_independence_day.htm
  2. ^ Drizari, Nelo (1968), Scanderbeg; his life, correspondence, orations, victories, and philosophy, National Press, p. 1, OCLC 729093