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 – Whit Monday

Also known as Pentecost Monday, this Christian festival commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Whit Monday Virtual Background
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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 – 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 11th – Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi means the Body of Christ and refers to the elements of the Eucharist also called the Holy Communion, Last Supper or Lord’s Supper.

Corpus Christi 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 12th  – Russia Day

The National Day of the Russian Federation, Russia Day commemorates the formal adoption, on June 12th 1990 of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Russian Federation which declared Russia’s “independence” from the USSR.

Russia day Virtual Background
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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 21st – 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 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 23rd – Ratha Yatra

Ratha Yatra is the most popular and anticipated festival of the year in Odisha, India and means the festival (yatra) of the chariots (ratha).

Ratha Yatra 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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June 25th – 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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Instructions

Here’s how to add these virtual backgrounds to Zoom and Microsoft Teams