The National Flag Memorial (Spanish, Monumento Nacional a la Bandera) in Rosario, Argentina, is a monumental complex built near the shore of the Parana River. It was inaugurated on June 20, 1957, the anniversary of the death of Manuel Belgrano, creator of the Argentine flag, who raised it for the first time on an island on the opposite shore of the river on February 27, 1812. The complex has a total area of about 10,000 square metres, and was built mostly using stone from the Andes. The Memorial and the National Flag Park located in front of it are the seat of the main celebrations of Flag Day on June 20. Full HD.