May 1, the day of the worker or Labor Day, is one of Italy's top national holidays. Here's what to know about visiting Italy on May 1.
10 "Holidays" to Celebrate with Kids: Mix up the day-in day-out routine by celebrating random holidays like Batman Day (May 1), Dance Like a Chicken Day (May 14) and Space Exploration Day (July 20). Your kids will have a blast with these!
Walpurgisnacht Festivals April 30-May 1 Various places throughout Germany Walpurgisnacht (Walpurgis Night), celebrated on April 30 or May 1, is a traditional holiday marked in Germany, Sweden, Finland and many other Baltic states. In German folklore, Walpurgisnacht is when witches meet on the Brocken mountain, the highest peak in the Harz mountains, and hold revels with their gods. Contemporary celebrations are somewhat like Halloween: children dress up as witches and monsters
May Day (Der Erste Mai, Tag der Arbeit) is an ancient festival to welcome the spring weather and to drive away evil spirits. It is also an occasion to campaign for and celebrate workers rights, particularly in Berlin. May 1 is a public holiday in all German states.
With The Holiday On May 1 / Soviet Postcard /Artist -Ryakhovsky / Publ.-the Ministry of communications of the USSR /1963s