Par : Eleve
Publié : 20 octobre 2008

The symbols of Europe

The symbols of Europe :

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- The first symbol of Europe is the European flag :

The 12 stars in a circle symbolise the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe.

- The second symbol of Europe is the European anthem :

The melody comes from the Ninth Symphony by Beethoven. When used as the European anthem, it has no words.

- The third symbol of Europe is European day, 9 may :

The ideas behind the European Union were first put forward on 9 May 1950 by French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman. So 9 May is celebrated as the EU’s birthday.

- The fourth symbol of Europe is United in diversity :
This is the motto of the EU.