Monday July 22, 2024

Finland Flag Independence Day - Finland

Independence Day

Independence day in Finland is always on December 6th each year and celebrates Finland's independence from the Russian Empire back in 1917.

Celebration\ Observance

People celebrate this day by attending parades, dances, carnivals, and military displays with much patriotism and pride about their countries independence. This independence day holiday is a national holiday with most business and government offices closed.


For over a hundred years Finland had been part of the Russian Empire since 1809 and following the Russian revolution and the losses of World War 1 Finland seized on its opportunity and pushed for independence which was eventually granted on December 6th 1917.

Finland Public Holidays

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Finland.

Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Finland.