Zoom Background for Republic Day

Zoom into June

Cultural Diversity

During June there are several national days and notable holidays and festivals. Why not brighten up your video calls by using our virtual backgrounds to highlight these special days?

You’ll find some instructions on how to use these images in Zoom and Microsoft Teams at the bottom of the page.

June 1st – Children’s Day

The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1st to be International Children’s Day in 1925

Children's Day Virtual Background
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June 2nd – Italy: Republic Day

Always celebrated on June 2nd. This is Italy’s National Day. Republic Day (Italian: Festa della Repubblica) marks the referendum of 1946, which resulted in the creation of the Italian republic.

Italian Republic Day Virtual Background
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June 5th – Danish Constitution Day

Constitution Day (Danish: Grundlovsdag) commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Danish constitution of 1849 by Frederik the VII, which established Denmark as a constitutional monarchy.

Danish Constitution Day Virtual Background
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June 6th – Swedish National Day

Also known as Svenska Flaggans Day, this public holiday commemorates the election of King Gustav Vasa in 1523, considered to mark the foundation of modern Sweden.

Swedish National Day Virtual Background
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June 10th – Dragon Boats

A public holiday in China, the Tuen Ng Festival, otherwise known as the Duanwu or Dragon Boat Festival, has been celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar for millennia.

Dragon Boats Virtual Background
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June 10th – Portugal Day

Portugal Day commemorates the death of Luís de Camões on June 10th 1580. It is Portugal’s National Day. Camões wrote the Lusiads, Portugal’s national epic celebrating the country’s history and achievements.

Portugal Virtual Background
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June 12th Philippines Independence Day

Known in the Philippines as ‘Araw ng Kasarinlan‘, or ‘Day of Freedom’, this day commemorates the Philippine Declaration of Independence from Spain on June 12th 1898.

Philippines Independence Day Virtual Background
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June 16th – Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration that honours the role of fathers and forefathers. Around the world, Father’s Day is celebrated on different dates, though the day is celebrated in a similar manner, usually involving giving gifts to fathers and family activities.

Father's Day Virtual Background
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June 17th – Eid Al-Adha

Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah’s command, before he was stopped by Allah.


June 17th – Iceland National Day

Also called Icelandic National Day or simply ‘the seventeenth of June’, the day marks Iceland’s move to complete independence from Denmark on this day in 1944.

Icelandic National Day Virtual Background
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June 19th  – Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a federal holiday and state holiday in several states. It commemorates the date in 1865 when news of the emancipation of African American slaves reached Galveston


June 21st – Summer Solstice

The word Solstice comes from the Latin ‘solstitium’ meaning ‘Sun stands still’ because the movement of the Sun’s path north or south appears to stop before changing direction.

Summer Solstice Virtual Background
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June 24th – St. John’s Day

The feast day of St John the Baptist marking Midsummer. John by tradition was born six months before Jesus.

St. John's Day Virtual Background
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Here’s how to add these virtual backgrounds to Zoom and Microsoft Teams