On the day of president Martti Ahtisaari’s funeral on Friday 10.11., the City of Rauma fly the flag at half mast at City Hall, Poselli, all Rauma schools and day-care centres, and at almost all other city buildings.
The flag will be raised in accordance with the instructions issued by the Ministry of the Interior. Flying the flag at half mast will begin at 8 in the morning. At the start, the flag is first raised to the top of the flagpole and then lowered by one third so that the lower edge of the flag is halfway up the flagpole. At the end of the funeral ceremony at 14.30, the flag is raised to the full mast to pay tribute to the deceased. Flying the flag will end at 20.00.