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National Parade on the Flag Day of the Finnish Defence Forces

The national parade on the Flag Day of the Finnish Defence Forces will be held in Helsinki on 4 June 2022. Along the review of troops and pass in review, the programme will also include an equipment display, and the Finnish Defence Forces’ summer tour concert, among others.

Themed Readiness at all times – Finnish Defence Forces as a safeguard for Finland, the parade will be participated by units from the Army, Navy, and Air Force, National Defence University, Finnish Border Guard, as well as representatives from national veterans’ and national defence associations. Altogether, the parade will be attended by up to more than 1,600 personnel, over 40 vehicles and 15 aircraft, as well as an inter-agency canine detachment.

The parade will be reviewed by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö accompanied by Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Timo Kivinen. The field devotional will be given by Field Bishop Pekka Särkiö, and the parade troops will be commanded by Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Pasi Välimäki

The parade may also be joined in and followed online on the Finnish Defence Forces’ social media channels:

Programme for the day

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Field devotional on 4 June 2022

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National Parade on the Flag Day of the Finnish Defence Forces to be held in Helsinki

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