Today, all across Haiti, people have been celebrating the Fête du Drapeau — Haitian Flag Day. Students all dressed up in red, white, and blue proudly marched through the city streets singing. In other places, onlookers viewed marching bands as they played Haiti’s national anthem. The Haitian people are fiercely proud of their heritage and culture, no matter how troublesome the past may have been. They truly love their country. They also have a beautiful flag. Since 1803, the flag has evolved into the present flag shown to the left. For those interested in reading about its history, click here.