May Day


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observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of spring

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under the pretext of May Day celebrations," the governor's office said, as cited by Reuters.
British May Day traditions include dancing around a Maypole, crowning a May Queen and Morris dancing.
KARACHI -- All major trade unions, peasants' bodies and labour supporting organisations have planned to jointly organise May Day programmes on Monday.
EVERYONE is getting ready to enjoy a nice big lie-in to kick off May Day celebrations on May 1.
OR most of us, May Day means an extra day off work, perhaps the prospect of a lie-in or maybe an afternoon out with the kids.
This year's May Day rally is going to see a surge in participation because Women's March participants, Black Lives Matter and Muslim civil rights groups who are united by their opposition to Trump's policies, will also join the demonstrations, reports said.
com MERRY MAY DAY Date: Monday 1st May Venue: Holywood Town Centre See Holywood transform into the magical wonderland of colourful street theatre and local delights which Merry May Day is known and loved for.
MIRPUR (AJK) -- In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, May day, the universal Labour Day, was observed on Sunday to pay glorious tributes to laborers who laid down their lives for their rights on this day 129 years ago in Chicago city of the United States of America.
Tickets are PS5 and can be reserved by calling our May Day Celebrations Beamish The May Day celebrations continue at the famous open air museum today.
THOUSANDS of people gathered in central London yesterday to celebrate workers' achievements at a May Day rally where Jeremy Corbyn condemned anti-Semitism.
Turkish police fired tear gas and sprayed water at protesters and detained several people when scuffles broke out in May Day celebrations in Istanbul with some protesters trying to get to the main Taksim square which was closed by authorities.
Colombo, April 30 -- The Colombo Magistrate had yesterday issued an order barring the leaders and supporters of the Joint Opposition, Chairman and members of the All Ceylon Motor Workers' Union from entering the Shalika Grounds in Narahenpita for May Day procession, Police Headquarters announced yesterday.
Typically, on May Day villages and towns across the UK now mark the beginning of springtime fertility.
Clashes took place between several groups of protesters and the police over the groups' insistence on holding May Day rallies in ystanbul's central Taksim Square, which has historical resonance as a place for workers.
Traditionally, May Day was a pagan holy day marking the first spring planting.