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NATIONAL DAY OF SWEDEN

When is National day of Sweden in 2023?

National day of Sweden in 2023 is on the Tuesday, 6th of Jun (6/06/2023).

National day of Sweden is on the 157th day of 2023. There are 208 days left in the year.

National day of Sweden Facts

  • Date: Jun 06, 2023
  • National
  • Also Called: Sveriges Nationaldag
  • Celebrations: Flag Hoisting, Music and Dance Show
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National Day of Sweden, formerly known as Swedish Flag Day is celebrated every year on 6th June. The main purpose of this holiday is to celebrate Swedish independence in memory of when the Sweden kingdom was founded. The celebration dates back to 1916 at the start of the Olympics which is where it was first observed. National Day of Sweden became a public holiday in 2005.

Many citizens see this holiday as a day to take a break from work although there are more significant reasons for celebrating this day. It is celebrated by all residents of Sweden regardless of religion or culture. It brings residents of the state together to celebrate this holiday as well as celebrating diversity. Most people see this day as a significant one due to its feeling of being worthy to live in a free and independent country. National Day of Sweden allows the residents of Sweden to reflect on what it means to be a citizen of the country as well as giving them the opportunity to learn about the Nation's history.

Celebrations of National Day of Sweden can take many forms. Most celebrations take place in museums where history about the nation is on display. At the Skansen Museum people come together to wave Swedish flags, listen to leaders make speeches and dancing traditional Swedish celebration dances. The King and Queen also take part in the procession to the museum. Many people go for picnic with family and friends or keep party in their home.

Another activity that takes place during the celebration of National Day of Sweden is welcoming new Swedish citizens. New immigrants feel a part of the country making it even more special to those individuals.

National day of Sweden Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Fri
  • Feb 06, 2009
  • Sat
  • Jun 06, 2009
  • Sat
  • Feb 06, 2010
  • Sun
  • Jun 06, 2010
  • Mon
  • Jun 06, 2011
  • Wed
  • Jun 06, 2012
  • Thu
  • Jun 06, 2013
  • Fri
  • Jun 06, 2014
  • Sat
  • Jun 06, 2015
  • Mon
  • Jun 06, 2016
  • Tue
  • Jun 06, 2017
  • Wed
  • Jun 06, 2018
  • Thu
  • Jun 06, 2019
  • Sat
  • Jun 06, 2020
  • Sun
  • Jun 06, 2021
  • Mon
  • Jun 06, 2022

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Sweden in 2022

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01New Year's Day
ThursdayThuJan 06, 2022Jan 06Epiphany
FridayFriApr 15, 2022Apr 15Good Friday
SundaySunApr 17, 2022Apr 17Easter
MondayMonApr 18, 2022Apr 18Easter Monday
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01May Day
ThursdayThuMay 26, 2022May 26Ascension Day
SundaySunJun 05, 2022Jun 05Whit Sunday
MondayMonJun 06, 2022Jun 06National Day
MondayMonJun 06, 2022Jun 06Whit Monday
SaturdaySatJun 25, 2022Jun 25Midsummer Day
SaturdaySatNov 05, 2022Nov 05All Saints
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas Day
MondayMonDec 26, 2022Dec 26Boxing Day
SaturdaySatDec 31, 2022Dec 31New Year's Eve