European Union Symbols
The European Union Flag
The 12 stars in a circle symbolise the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe.
The European Anthem
The European Anthem is an instrumental piece (Ludwig van Beethoven’s 9th Symphony) that expresses the European ideals of freedom, peace and solidarity through the universal language of music.
European Union Day
9 May, a day that symbolizes the dawn of an era of peace, solidarity and stability on the European continent, is also the birthday of the European Union.
9 May 1950 Declaration (attached)
9th of May Declaration9th_May-Europa_Day_keydoc.doc