The official symbols of Finland – flag, coat of arms and national anthem

Last updated: 18.9.2017 17:08

Finland did not have an official flag when the country became independent. The “Blue Cross Flag” was adopted as the official flag of Finland on 28 May 1918 by decision of the Finnish parliament. It replaced the temporary state flag with the heraldic lion on red background. The Act on the Finnish Flag, endorsed by […]