Saturday, June 2, 2012

Republic's Birthday

Navy flag, Swan fan Makkum, Italia sailship, port of LivornoToday is the “Festa della Repubblica” (Republic Day): in 1946, on June 2nd, Italians choose the republic over the monarchy with a referendum.
(The Navy flag of the sailship “Italia”, picture taken last April)

See also: June 2nd - Republic Day - Italia
External links: Festa della Repubblica

14 comments:

Robert Geiss said...

Congratulations. May peace continue to govern your country.

Michelle said...

Congrats!

Virginia said...

I am happy to join in the celebration!!!!
V

Randy said...

Congratulations, nice looking flag.

Lois Evensen said...

Yes, congratulations!

Babzy said...

good choice :)

Cezar and Léia said...

Wise choice indeed!
God bless you!
Cezar

Dina said...

A beautiful, lively picture for Festa della Repubblica.
Happy Republic Day to you and all Italy.

brattcat said...

happy republic day. i hope you are spending it doing things that please you.

JM said...

We did it in 1910. Great shot of the flag!

Birdman said...

Flags intrigue me. The colors and the symbolism so important.

Halcyon said...

Happy republic day! Will you get an extra day off on Monday?

cieldequimper said...

After we cut our king's head off, it got touchy for the monarchy... Have a good day celebrating (despite the earthquakes).

joo said...

Congratulations!