May Day is a holiday that is not very prominent in America. May Day is held on May 1st and it is considered an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival. May Day is also referred to as International Worker’s Holiday, or more commonly in the United States, Labor Day. This holiday consists of singing, dancing and even cake. This holiday even dates back to ancient , or pre-christian, times with the Festival of Flora, who is worshipped as the goddess of flowers. Roman catholics observe May Day as a time to worship the Virgin Mary. Europe even takes that tradition even farther, by crowning an semi-official May Queen. As you can see, different places and people celebrate this wonderful holiday in various ways.

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