(CNN)To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead. That's not the whole story, though: May Day is also a day of protests and riots that …
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May Day has a long and varied history, dating back millennia. Throughout the years, there have been many different celebrations worldwide, almost all with the express purpose of welcoming in a change of season (spring in the Northern …
Police officers detain demonstrators, in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, May 1, 2016. Turkish police on Sunday prevented a small group of May Day demonstrators from reaching Istanbul s iconic Taksim Square. Security Taiwanese workers …
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May Day has a sort of double meaning. From one point of view, it's a seasonal celebration to kick off summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It's also an observance of or sometimes protest for workers' rights. May Day has evolved from …
This year will be the final year for the May Day Fairie Festival at Spoutwood Farms. The festival has been held for 27 years at the Glen Rock farm, and celebrates the traditional May Day holiday with a family-friendly events such as music …
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland and Salem were among dozens of U.S. cities holding rallies and marches on May Day to protest the treatment of workers and President Donald Trump’s efforts to deport undocumented immigrants. …
For a few magical hours later this afternoon, when Yom Hazikaron ends and Yom Ha’atzmaut begins, the Hebrew calendar anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel will briefly overlap with May Day, the international workers’ holiday and …
May Day rallies brought immigrant rights, labor and Occupy protesters onto Los Angeles streets Tuesday, snarling traffic and drawing a police force that at times outnumbered the demonstrators. Only several hundred people heeded the call …
Celebrations on May 1 have long had two, seemingly contradictory meanings. On one hand, May Day is known for maypoles, flowers and welcoming the spring. On the other hand, it’s a day of worker solidarity and protest; though the …
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In India, the first Labour Day, or May Day, was celebrated in 1923 in Chennai. Today around India, organisations and trade unions arrange pageants, children enter contests so they can understand the importance of fairness for workers, and …