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Flag Waving Days

Flag waving days mark significant occasions where flying the flag of the observing nation is both appropriate and encouraged. We have compiled a handy list of flag waving days from all over the world so that you will know when to display or wave your flag.

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August

Date Country Observance
August 1 Benin Independence Day (1960) from France
August 1 China Army Day
August 1 Switzerland Foundation of the Swiss Confederation (1291)
August 1 Trinidad and Tobago Emancipation Day
August 3 Barbados Emancipation Day
August 3 Niger Proclamation of Independence (1960) from France
August 3 Newfoundland & Labrador Regatta Day
August 5 Burkina Faso Independence Day (1960) from France
August 5 - 6 El Salvador Transfiguration, San Salvador de Mundo
August 6 Bolivia Independence Day (1825) from Spain
August 7 Côte d'Ivoire Independence Day (1960) from France
August 8 Bhutan Independence Day (1949) from India
August 9 Indigenous People International Celabration of World Indigenous People
August 9 India Raksha Bandham; Krishna Janmashtami
August 9 Singapore Independance Day (1965) from Malaysia
August 9 South Africa National Women's Day
August 10 Ecuador National Day
August 11 Chad Independence Day (1960) from France
August 12 Thailand Queen's Birthday
August 12 Yourth Day Internaitonal Youth Day (UNESCO organization)
August 12 Dominican Republic Restoration Day
August 13 Central African Republic Independence Day (1960) from France
August 14 Pakistan Jour d’indépendance (1947) du R.-U.
August 15 Bahrain Independence Day (1971) from UK
August 15 Republic of the Congo National Day (1960) from France
August 15 India Independence Day (1947) from UK
August 15 North Korea Independence Day (1945) from Japan
August 15 South Korea Liberation Day (1945) from Japan
August 15 Liechtenstein Assumption Day
August 15 Bangledesh Janmashtami, National Mourning Day
August 15 France Assumption Day
August 15 Germany Assumption Day
August 15 Guatemala Assumption Day
August 15 Italy Assumption Day
August 15 Mexico Assumption Day
August 15 Portugal Assumption Day
August 15 Slevenia Assumption Day
August 15 Switzerland Assumption Day
August 15 South Korea Assumption Day
August 16 Cyprus Indpendence Day (1960) from UK
August 17 Argentina Death of Generaln Jose de San Martin
August 17 Gabon Independence Day (1960) from France
August 17 Indonesia Independence Day (1945) from Netherlands
August 17 Switzerland Prayer Day
August 19 Afghanistan Independence Day (1919) from UK
August 20 Estonia Day of Restoration of Independence (1991) from USSR
August 20 Hungary Saint Stephen's Day
August 20 Macedonia Uprising Day
August 20 Morocco Revolution of the King and People Day (1953)
August 21 Morocco King Mohammed VI Birthday
August 24 Russia Independence Day (1991) from USSR
August 24 Ukraine Independence Day (1991) from Soviet Union
August 25 Belarus Independence Day (1991) from USSR
August 25 Uruguay Independence Day (1825) from Brazil
August 27 Moldova National Day (1991) from Ex-USSR
August 28 India Ganesh Chaturthi
August 30 Azerbaijan Independence Day (1991) from USSR
August 31 Kyrgyzstan Independence Day (1991) from USSR
August 31 Malaysia Freedom Day (1957) from UK
August 31 Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day (1962) from UK
August, 1st Monday Alberta Heritage Day
August, 1st Monday British Columbia British Columbia Day
August, 1st Monday Jamaica Independence Day (1962) from UK
August, 1st Monday Manitoba Civic Holiday
August, 1st Monday New Brunswick New Brunswick Day
August, 1st Monday Northwest Territories Civic Holiday
August, 1st Monday Nova Scotia Natal Day
August, 1st Monday Ontario Civic Holiday
August, 1st Monday Prince Edward Island Natal Day
August, 1st Monday Saskatchewan Civic Holiday
August, 3rd Monday Yukon Discovery Day
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