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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.

May 1 Holiday in Italy

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.

Germany set a record over the May 1 holiday weekend by generating 85% of its total electrical needs for a single day from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydro.

Germany set a record over the May 1 holiday weekend by generating 85% of its total electrical needs for a single day from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydro.

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

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

Germany set a record over the May 1 holiday weekend by generating 85% of its total electrical needs for a single day from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydro.

Germany set a record over the May 1 holiday weekend by generating 85% of its total electrical needs for a single day from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydro.

Discount UK Holidays Lon March: 14, 15, 19, 20. Bali 14nt Discounted by 16% Immerse yourself in Bali's rich culture, with its fascinating sights and welcoming community, you'll have a magical and most enjoyable trip.  Dates and prices;  Lon March: 14, 15, 19, 20 - £589.00 Lon April: 18 - 27, 29, 30. May: 1 - 31. - £649.00 Lon June: 1 - 7, 10 - 15, 17 - 21, 24 - 29. September: 3 - 7, 9 - 14,...

Discount UK Holidays Lon March: 14, 15, 19, 20. Bali 14nt Discounted by 16% Immerse yourself in Bali's rich culture, with its fascinating sights and welcoming community, you'll have a magical and most enjoyable trip. Dates and prices; Lon March: 14, 15, 19, 20 - £589.00 Lon April: 18 - 27, 29, 30. May: 1 - 31. - £649.00 Lon June: 1 - 7, 10 - 15, 17 - 21, 24 - 29. September: 3 - 7, 9 - 14,...

KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them a proper burial as gratitude for fighting for their freedom. They then held a parade of 10,000 people led by 2,800 Black children where they marched, sang and celebrated.

KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them a proper burial as gratitude for fighting for their freedom. They then held a parade of 10,000 people led by 2,800 Black children where they marched, sang and celebrated.

20 Delicious Chocolate Parfait Recipes for National Chocolate Parfait Day (May 1)

20 Delicious Chocolate Parfait Recipes for National Chocolate Parfait Day (May 1)

20 Delicious Chocolate Parfait Recipes for National Chocolate Parfait Day (May

May Basket Day is a somewhat forgotten—but lovely—rite of spring, that involves hanging a small basket filled with flowers and candies on the doors of friends and family on May 1 to welcome them to warmer weather. And we think it's high time we all brought back this tradition in full force! Luckily, the design geniuses over at Valley & Company Events have put together a tutorial for making May Day baskets using tin cans, pretty paper, and ribbons.

Spread Some Neighborly Goodwill with These DIY May Day Baskets

May Basket Day is a somewhat forgotten—but lovely—rite of spring, that involves hanging a small basket filled with flowers and candies on the doors of friends and family on May 1 to welcome them to warmer weather. And we think it's high time we all brought back this tradition in full force! Luckily, the design geniuses over at Valley & Company Events have put together a tutorial for making May Day baskets using tin cans, pretty paper, and ribbons.

Pilar Crespi with Richie White in Puerto Rico.  Photo by Alexis Waldeck.  Vogue, May 1, 1970.

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Pilar Crespi with Richie White in Puerto Rico. Photo by Alexis Waldeck. Vogue, May 1, 1970.

May Day History: How May 1 Became a Holiday for Workers

The Bloody Story of How May Day Became a Holiday for Workers

May Day History: How May 1 Became a Holiday for Workers

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Love it!!!!!!

Beltane Cake: The Sweet Taste of an Ancient Celtic Festival in May 1 - The Wild Geese

Beltane Cake: The Sweet Taste of an Ancient Celtic Festival in May 1 - The Wild Geese

Reich President Paul von Hindenburg delivers his very first May Day Address, Berlin (May 1, 1933).

Reich President Paul von Hindenburg delivers his very first May Day Address, Berlin (May 1, 1933).

100 Cheap and Easy 4th of July DIY Party Decor Ideas

100 Cheap and Easy 4th of July DIY Party Decor Ideas

La fête du Travail, May 1 national holiday in France (equivalent to Labor Day in USA).

La fête du Travail, May 1 national holiday in France (equivalent to Labor Day in USA).