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may
9
Mie
Europe Day
may 9 all-day

European-Union

Europe Day

 

Europe Day celebrates peace and unity of the European continent. The date is the anniversary of the historic Schuman Declaration. In a speech in Paris in 1950 speech, the French Foreign Minister outlined his idea of ​​a new form of political cooperation in Europe to do unthinkable a new war between European nations. Schuman’s proposal is considered the beginning of what is now the European Union and since then celebrations occur every May 9th.

 

 

jun
23
Sab
Luxembourg National Day
jun 23 – jun 24 all-day

Luxembourg

 

Luxembourg’s National Day

 

The celebration dates back to the eighteenth century, when it was customary to celebrate the birthday of the sovereign. Under the long reign of Grand Duchess Charlotte, between 1919 and 1964, this celebration always took place in winter, on January 23, his birthday.

 

On December 23rd, 1961, a Grand-Ducal decree transferred the celebration to June 23, mainly for climatic reasons, as the “Day of the official celebration of the birthday of the Grand Duke”.

 

 

jul
21
Sab
Belgium National Day
jul 21 – jul 22 all-day

Belgium

 

Belgium National Day

 

July 21, 1831, the first King of the Belgians, Leopold I, was sworn in as the new Monarch of the country emerged of the split of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, established by the victors on Napoleon at the Congress of Vienna in 1815.