When Is May Day

When Is May Day 

May Day is celebrated on the 1st of May and is a public holiday. In most countries, it is also known as International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, celebrated by unions, anarchists, and socialist groups to remember the eight-hour day movement of the workers advocating eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Different Versions Of May Day

However, May Day is regarded as a traditional holiday in many cultures relating to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night. The festival is marked by popular and often raucous celebrations.

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