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Ummm feel silly asking this but...what is May Day????

What is May Day? Why is the first of May something we're celebrating???


Asked by Lucky209 at 12:17 AM on May. 1, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • It's kind of a catch all that originates in pretty much all of the pre-Christian European religions - Walpurgis Night, Beltane, etc. Basically a start of spring festival. Dance around a May pole, leave people baskets of flowers, sing and drink a lot.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 12:22 AM on May. 1, 2011

  • In the United States, it is celebrating the coming of Spring.
    Many countries celebrate the workers, it is a labor day celebration.
    When I was growing up we did a May pole with ribbons and danced around it with flowers on our clothes and in our hair.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 12:22 AM on May. 1, 2011

  • That's the day you dance around the May pole, silly.

    Answer by Kathy675 at 12:21 AM on May. 1, 2011