Russia and other countries will present Finland’s giant gift

News 8 December, 2017

Today, the eighth of December, Russia, together with Australia, Sweden, Estonia, Norway and other countries will participate in the ceremony dedicated to the centenary of Finland’s independence. 30 countries will present to the people of Finland huge gift, namely: the largest flag in the world.


The ceremony was organized by the Prime Minister of Finland. At the moment it is recorded that the flag is the largest in the world. His striking size 26 by 16 meters, and the total area is 416 square meters.

Officially, the flag will be raised on may 28, 2018, the day of the century national character. Will raise a huge flag on Europe’s largest flagpole, which will be located in the city of Hamina, the Gulf of Finland.

It is worth noting that the official independence Day of Finland is celebrated on the sixth of December. On this day in 1917, the country officially separated from Russia.