23 August is celebrated as the Day of the National Flag in Ukraine.
(Ukrainian: День Державного Прапора України Day of the National Flag of Ukraine); beginning with 2004. July 24 was previously marked as National Flag Day in Kiev.
The first ceremonial raising of the yellow-and-blue Ukrainian flag in modern times took place on 24 July 1990 at the flagstaff of the Kiev City Council, two years before the flag was officially adopted as the National flag of the Ukrainian state (1992).
Edited by Pitcity, 22 August 2013 - 09:07 PM.