Peruvian Flag Day

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Date: Tuesday, 07 June 2022

On June 7 Peru celebrates its National Flag Day honoring the brave men that tried to protect Peruvian territory and the Peruvian flag on that day in 1880 during the Battle of Arica, one of the most important encounters of the War of the Pacific between Peruvian forces and the mighty, well equipped Chilean enemy.

On this day public and private institutions, schools, universities and others choose to proudly hiss the Peruvian flag. Around the country, the Peruvian Armed Forces and the Peruvian Police hold parades and ceremonies.

The official ceremony however takes place at Plaza Bolognesi in Lima’s center, where members of the navy, army, air force and police, government officials, public servants, students and the public solemnly honor the Peruvian flag.

Read more about this special day in our article "Peruvian Flag Day".

Peruvian Flag Day – Dia de la Bandera

Peruvian Public Holidays & Festivities
On June 7 Peru celebrates its National Flag Day honoring the brave men that tried to protect Peruvian territory and the Peruvian flag on that day i...

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Date
Tuesday, 07 June 2022
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all Peru; main celebration in Lima

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  • Monday, 07 June 2021
  • Tuesday, 07 June 2022
  • Wednesday, 07 June 2023
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