United Boxes offers handmade sweets in flag shaped boxes.
Each box contains a description of the origin of the flag.
The striking design of the box is filled with handmade sweets with flavors representing the uniqueness of each country. Imagine tasting the bilberry flavors of Iceland, or the distinct salty liquorish of Finland.
United Boxes brings people closer together and countries to life.
The flag is the official flag of the autonomous Finnish province of Åland. It was first hoisted in Mariehamn on 3 April 1954. The flag was adopted by the Åland parliament and approved by the President of Finland.
Flag day is the last Sunday in April.
The colors are symbolic of the white snow of the winter and the blue skies and the thousands of lakes in Finland. The Flag of Finland was officially adopted on May 29 , 1918, less than six months after Finland had achieved independence.
Flag day June 23.
According to early modern legend, King Erik IX saw a golden cross in the sky as he landed in Finland in 1157. Seeing this as a sign from God he adopted the golden cross against a blue background as his banner.
The blue is symbolic of truth, vigilance, perseverance, loyalty and justice; while the yellow is representative of generosity.
The present Swedish flag was adopted on June 22, 1906.
Flag Day June 6.
The flag is similar to the Danish Dannebrogen, which reflects four centuries under the Danish rule. The blue cross points to the long-term ties to Sweden.
The flag was designed in 1821 by Frederick Meltzer, but it was not adopted as a state flag until 1898.
The flag was officially hoisted on December 15, 1899.
Flag Day May 17.
According to the legend, the Danish flag (Dannebrogen) fell from heaven on June 15, 1219, during the Battle of Lyndanisse as a sign from God of his support for King Valdemar II against the pagan Estonians.
The common people did not make use of the Dannebrogen until the
middle of the 19th century.
Flag Day June 15.
The flag is called Merkið, which means “the banner” or “the mark”. The white symbolises the foam of the sea and the radiant sky of the Faroe Islands, the blue and red representing the Faroe Islands’ bonds with other Nordic countries. The Faroese flag was devised in 1919 by Jens Oliver Lisberg, Thomas Pauli Dahl and Janus Øssurson. The flag was recognized by the Danish Government as the national flag of the Faroes on the 23 March, 1948.
Flag Day April 25.
The flag of Greenland was designed by Greenland native Thue Christiansen and was officially adopted on 21 June 1985. Its local names is Erfalasorput , which means “our flag”, sometimes also called Aappalaartoq “the red”. The flag of Greenland is the only national flag in the Nordic country or territory without a Nordic Cross.
Flag Day June 21.
The Estonian flag, called “sinimustvalge” (blue-black-white), was first adopted on 21 November 1918. It was used as an international flag until 1940. The flag was officially re-adopted 7 August 1990 one year before its official restoration of independence.
A symbolism-interpretation says the blue is for the blue sky, the black for the soil and white for purity, hard work, and commitment.
Flag Day 4 June
The Rainbow flag
The flag is a symbol of Pride, Hope and Diversity. The original flag was designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978 with eight stripes. Today the most commonly used flag is created 1979 and have six stripes. Each color has a meaning. Red for life, orange for healing, yellow for sun, green for nature, indigo for harmony and violet for spirit.
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