Veterans Day (Sweden)

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Veterans Day
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Veterans' Day 2013 at the Maritime Museum
Official name Veterandagen
Observed by Sweden
Celebrations ceremony at the Maritime Museum, Stockholm
Date 29 May
Next time 29 May 2019 (2019-05-29)
Frequency annual
Veterans' Day 2011 at the Maritime Museum.

Veterans Day (Swedish: Veterandagen) is observed annually in Sweden on May 29 at the Maritime Museum in Stockholm in honor of people who are or have been serving with the Swedish Armed Forces in international military operations, as well as commemorating those who died during their service. It coincides with the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Members of the Swedish Royal Family attend the ceremony.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kungen och Prins Carl Philip närvarade vid veterandagen" (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2016.