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National day

  1. 1. Europeans:<br />Identical Aims, Different Ways<br />Identical Hearts, Different Feelings<br />COMENIUS PROJECT 2009/2011<br /> SECONDO CIRCOLO DIDATTICO “SAN FRANCESCO D’ASSISI” SANTERAMO IN COLLE ITALY<br />
  2. 2. 2nd, June<br />National Day In Italy<br />Republic Day<br />
  3. 3. REPUBLIC DAY<br />Itiscelebrated in Italy on the secondofJuneeachyear. The daycommemorates the institutional referendum heldbyuniversalsuffrage in 1946, when the Italian people werecalledto decide on the formofgovernmentafter World War II and the fallofFascism. With 12,717,923 votesforRepublic and 10,719,284 formonarchy, the male descendantsof the House ofSavoywere sent intoexile. <br /> A greatmilitary parade isheld in centralRome, presidedoverby the Presidentof the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano in hisroleas Supreme Commanderof the ArmedForces.<br /> The Prime Minister, formallyknownas the Presidentof the CouncilofMinisters, and other high officersof state alsoattend.<br />
  4. 4. THE CEREMONY BEGAN WITH THE FLAG RAISING<br />AND THEN<br />
  5. 5. The head of State Giorgio Napolitano<br />lays a wreath at the tomb <br /> of the Unknown Solodier<br />at the altar of the Motherland<br />
  6. 6. Army military<br /> Navy<br />
  7. 7. Carabinieri<br />Guardia di Finanza<br />
  8. 8. Italian Red Cross<br />volunteer nurses<br />Fire Department<br />Municipal Police<br />
  9. 9. Civil Defence<br />Corps of Forest Rangers<br />Prison Police<br />
  10. 10. Air Force<br />TricolorArrows<br />
  11. 11. in the end...<br />Today, we wave both the Italian flag the European flag, symbol between nations and the choice of cooperation between countries, in hope that there never will be wars anymore.<br />

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