Denmark Constitution Day

Denmark Constitution Day

June 5
This public holiday commemorates the constitution signed on June 5, 1849, that made Denmark a constitutional monarchy, and the one signed on June 5, 1953, that created parliamentary reforms.
A parade takes place in Copenhagen, and other festivities are held in villages throughout Denmark.
CONTACTS:
Royal Danish Embassy
3200 Whitehaven St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-234-4300; fax: 202-328-1470
www.denmarkemb.org
Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Asiatisk Plads 2
Copenhagen, DK-1448 Denmark
45-33-92-00-00; fax: 45-32-54-05-33
www.um.dk/en
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 96
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 33
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