The National Day of Sweden 🇸🇪 Sweden marking two historical events:
June 6 is a National holiday in
1; Gustav Vasa being elected king (6 June 1523). This event was considered the foundation of modern Sweden marking the end of Kalmar Union and Swedish independence
2; the adoption of a new constitution (6 June 1809).
Traditionally the Royal family take part in a ceremony and the Swedish flag is run up the mast. Folk and provincial costumes are used, and there is traditional music and dancing ofcourse. Since a few years back ceremonies are held around the country to welcome new Swedish citizens.
Happy Birthday Sweden 💛💙
Pictures from the Swedish Royal court
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