Posts Tagged ‘flag day’

Flag Day 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

The hymn to glorify the Brazilian flag by composer Francisco Braga with lyrics by Olavo Bilac was first performed in 1907. Nov. 19 was set aside as Flag Day, hailing national heroes striving to maintain Brazil’s sovereignty. Civic and military ceremonies take place at Copacabana Fort, Monument to the Dead of World War II, Duque [...]

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Flag Day

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Flag Day will be organized on November 19th, 2010. The flag is a symbol of national unity and symbolizes respect for the generations that have passed as well as the patriotism and traditions of the national heroes that did everything in their power to maintain Brazil’s sovereignty and integrity as a nation.

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Flag Day

Friday, November 20, 2009

The hymn that glorifies the Brazilian flag was composed by Francisco Braga and the lyrics for the song were written by the famous poet Olavo Bilac. The song was presented for the very first time at the Benjamim Constant School back in 1902 and in that same year Flag Day was established, in promotion of [...]

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