The flag of Denmark (Dannebrog) will be flown at City Hall (Rådhuset) on Rådhustorvet and at Randers Municipality offices on Laksetorvet, unless otherwise stated, on the following days:
|1 January||New Year’s Day|
|5 February||Crown Princess Mary’s birthday|
|6 February||Princess Marie’s birthday|
|9 April||Occupation of Denmark – April 1940**|
|16 April||Her Royal Majesty Queen Margrethe’s birthday|
|18 April||Good Friday*|
|29 April||Princess Benedikte’s birthday|
|5 May||Liberation of Denmark – May 1945|
|10 May||Ascension Day|
|26 May||Crown Prince Frederik’s birthday|
|5 June||Constitution Day|
|7 June||Prince Joachim’s birthday|
|11 June||Prince Henrik’s birthday|
|15 June||Valdemar Day and Schleswig Reunification Day***|
|Week 33||Randers Week***|
|5 September||Danish Remembrance Day - for those who have gone abroad in Denmark’s service|
|25 December||Christmas Day|
* At half-mast until sunset
** At half-mast until 12 noon and full-mast until sunset
*** The flags are also raised on Randers Bridge and the footbridge. You may see flags on the city buses as well.
The flag is raised at 8:00 a.m. (if sunrise takes place after this time, then at sunrise) and lowered at sunset.
The above-mentioned flag days (except for Randers Week) follow the official flag days set annually by the Royal Family and the Ministry of Justice.
Other flag days
In case of death of an employee or a City Council member in service, the flags are lowered to half-mast on Laksetorvet on the day of death.
When we receive official visits from abroad and diplomatic visits, we will be flying Dannebrog and the visiting country's national flag on Laksetorvet or at the City Hall.
Requests for flag-raising in addition to the above-mentioned must be sent in writing to the mayor, stating the reason, date of requested flag raising, and requested level (half-mast, full mast, or a combination).