Official Flag Days for Randers Municipality

The Dannebrog (Denmark's national flag) will be flown at City Hall (Rådhuset) on Rådhustorvet and at Randers Kommune offices on Laksetorvet, unless otherwise stated, on the following days:

1 January

New Year’s Day

5 February

Crown Princess Mary’s birthday

5 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*


Easter Sunday

29 April

Princess Benedikte’s birthday

5 May

Liberation of Denmark – May 1945

26 May

Crown Prince Frederik’s birthday

29 May

Ascension Day

5 June

Constitution Day

7 June

Prince Joachim’s birthday

8 June


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. As well, you may see flags on the city buses on some of the above days (Queen’s birthday, Randers Week, for example)

The flag is raised at 8:00 am (if sunrise takes place after this time, then at sunrise) and lowered at sunset.

The above 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 City Council member in service, the flags are lowered to half-mast on Laksetorvet on the day of death.

Official visits from abroad and diplomatic visits are observed with the Dannebrog and the visiting country's national flag on Laksetorvet or at City Hall (Rådhuset) - the place where the meeting takes place.

Requests for flag-raising in addition to the above must be sent in writing to the mayor stating the reason, date of requested flag raising, and requested level (half-mast or full mast, or a combination).