Frequently asked questions about the Independence Day reception

Who is invited to the Independence Day reception? Who can be brought as a ‘plus-one’? What is the dress code for the reception? What about medals and decorations? Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about the reception.

Independence Day Reception at the Presidential Palace

Finland’s Independence Day was celebrated with a reception hosted by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio at the Presidential Palace on 6 December 2022. The theme of the reception was Finland as a nation that trusts in itself.