State Flag Day of Ukraine (23/08)

The Day of the State Flag of Ukraine (in Ukrainian, the Day of the Sovereign Ensign of Ukraine), which is celebrated annually on August 23 and is a public holiday, was established by Decree of the President of the country No. 987/2004 of August 23, 2004.

Prior to this, the State Flag Day was celebrated on July 24 and only in Kiev at the municipal level. Since it was on this day in 1990 that the blue-yellow flag was raised over the Kiev city administration.

The national flag of Ukraine is a flag of two equal horizontal stripes of blue and yellow with a ratio of the width of the flag to its length of 2:3.