May Day

The first day of the month of May is identified as May Day. May 1st, International Workers's Day, memorize the historic struggle of working people all over the world, and is recognized in each country except the Canada, United States, and South Africa. The stories and traditions surrounding May Day differ from place to place.

There is, however, one thing that is same in most celebrations — the use of beautiful Flowers! This day began in the 1880s in the United States, with the fight for an eight-hour work day.

Mayday 2014

May day 2014 is the International Workers Day celebrating all the world on May 1st. May Day is a celebration of the economic and social achievements of the international labor movement. May Day 2014 takes place in the middle of unmistakable signs of the resurgence of the class struggle. In country after country, workers face rising unemployment, the evisceration of necessary services such as education and health, the erosion of working conditions and attacks on essential democratic rights.

May 1 is a national holiday in several parts of the world to celebrate labor's day. On the Labor day or May day, May baskets are extremely famous. In the United States it is the custom to the sharing of May baskets on the first of May each year. It is also a custom to celebrate May day, basket of flowers or sweets leaving on a neighbor's doorstep. May day basket consists of flower, granola bars, candy, and gum. Some time it also fills from chocolates, gifts, cookies, etc. Some of the places organization also gifts their employees on the May day with May basket.