Republic Day of Italy or Italian National Day Festa della Repubblica is celebrated each year on 2nd June. The day is celebrated to commemorate the institutional referendum held by universal suffrage following the Second World War in 1946.
Republic Day Italy 2006 Google Doodle releasedon the occasion of Republic day of Italy. As a background of Google doodle there is the Altar of the Fatherland also known as “The vittoriano” is picture.
Altar of the Fatherland is place where the all Republic Day celebration starts. Also there is fireworks that is another attraction of celebration. Italian flag which is the symbol of pride for the nation is also there in the Google’s Republic day special doodle.
June 2 was the day ,Italians called to poll and decide the ruling power for the country and people. In the poll 2,717,923 votes for a republic and 10,719,284 for the monarchy,as a memory of this a parade is held in central Rome.
On the occasion of Republic Day ,all the foreign heads of state are invited for the celebration in all the Italian embassies. Many Italian cities celebrate the Republic Day of Italy with royal Parades Before the foundation of Republic Day, Italian National Day was the first Sunday of June, celebrated as anniversary of the granting of the Statuto Albertino.
As in the Google’s Italy Republic day doodle of 2006, Italian flag and national emblems are seen in every streets of Italy on the day. Italian Republic Day is the best honored national holiday over there.
In 1950, the year following Italy’s entry into NATO ,10 such parades were conducted simultaneously in different cities. This incident was featured as first time in the protocol of official celebrations.In the afternoon also the ceremony continuous with President of the Republic and opening of the gardens of the Quirinale Palace. The main attraction of afternoon celebration was the musical performances by the band ensembles performed by Italian Navy, Italian Army, and Italian Air Force etc…