Liberation Day in Denmark ― Date, History, and Details

Liberation Day in Denmark

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History of Liberation Day in Denmark and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

Liberation Day is a national holiday in Denmark celebrated on May 5th. It commemorates the day in 1945 when Denmark was liberated from Nazi Germany occupation. On this day, public events and concerts are held across the country, and the Danish flag is flown from public buildings. In Copenhagen, a large military parade is held on Liberation Day morning, followed by a ceremony at the Amalienborg Palace where the Danish Royal Family and Prime Minister take part.