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Laying of wreaths on the Winter War and Continuation War Memorial at 9 am

Defence Forces 28.5.2019 12.00 | Published in English on 29.5.2019 at 12.30
Press release

The Flag Day of the Finnish Defence Forces will begin with a wreath laying ceremony at the Winter War and Continuation War Memorial.

Puolustusvoimain lippujuhlan päivän juhlatapahtumat alkavat seppeleenlaskulla. Kuva: puolustusvoimat

The Defence Forces’ wreath will be laid down by Commander of Lapland Air Command, Colonel Antti Koskela, accompanied by War veteran Jorma Savukoski and Mayor of Rovaniemi Esko Lotvonen.

The ceremony will be led by Lapland Air Command Chief of Staff, Lieutenant Colonel Juri Kurttila. The Lapland Military Band and Choir will be responsible for the music.