142 countries in the world celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1. This holiday is also known as Labor Day.
May 1 is May Day, one of the oldest festivals in Northern Hemisphere. This is a well-known spring festival and a public holiday in number of countries.
Easter is one of the most important feasts of the year for Christianity. The feast features religious rites as well as folk traditions, that are unique for every country.
Saint Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has several feast days. One of them is the Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker observed on May 1. It is an optional memorial in the Roman Catholic Calendar. However, it is considered a public holiday in Vatican City.
International Sunflower Guerrilla Gardening Day is an annual event held on May 1. It was created by a group of guerrilla gardeners from Brussels in 2007.
World Laughter Day is annually celebrated in many countries around the globe on the first Sunday in May. This jolly holiday was started in 1998 in India.
EuroMayDay is an annual political day of action against precarity that takes place on May 1, coinciding with May Day. It is promoted as an “updated version” of the traditional May Day that focuses on struggling against the discrimination of working youth and migrants in Europe.