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MAY DAY

Posted: 01 May 2019 15:39
by hope
Today is 1st May, 2019

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May Day is. May 1 celebration with a long and varied history, dating back millennia.
Throughout the years, there have been many different events and festivities worldwide, most with
the express purpose of welcoming in a change of season (spring in the Northen Hemisphere). In the
19th century, May Day took on a new meaning, as an International Worker's Day grew out of the 19th
century movement for labour rights and eight-hour work day in the United States.

Beltane
The Celts of the British Isles believed May 1 to be the most important day of the year, when festival
of Beltane was held.

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