Raising the flag

Flag-hoisting events

Almost every time the flags are hoisted in front of the new City Hall in Esslingen, first people have to guess which event is being commemorated. So here is an overview of all the regular recurring public occasions.

Datum Anlass
27. January Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism
10. March Tibetan Uprising on 10th March 1959
1. May Labour Day
9. May Europe Day
23. May Proclamation of the German Constitution on 23rd May 1949
17. June East German Uprising on 17th June 1953
20. June Day of Remembrance for Refugees and Expellees
8. July Mayors for Peace
20. July Anniversary of the Attack on Adolf Hitler on 20th July 1944
1. September World Peace Day
2. Sunday in September Homeland Day
3. October Day of German Unity
15. November National Day of Mourning