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*May 12, 2006: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]]
 
*May 12, 2006: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]]
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==Every year==
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* May 1: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day''', worldwide
 
* May 1: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day''', worldwide
 
* May 3: '''Constitution Memorial Day''' (憲法記念日 ''Kenpo kinenbi''), [[Japan]]
 
* May 3: '''Constitution Memorial Day''' (憲法記念日 ''Kenpo kinenbi''), [[Japan]]
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* Until May 5: '''Golden Week''' in [[Japan]], an extremely popular time to travel — best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked  solid
 
* Until May 5: '''Golden Week''' in [[Japan]], an extremely popular time to travel — best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked  solid
 
*  May 6: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day''' worldwide
 
*  May 6: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day''' worldwide
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*Early May: the '''Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival''' is held in [[Belfast]], [[Northern Ireland]].  http://www.cqaf.com/
 
*Early May: the '''Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival''' is held in [[Belfast]], [[Northern Ireland]].  http://www.cqaf.com/
 
*8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): '''Cheung Chau Bun Festival''' in [[Hong Kong]], [http://www.cheungchau.org/]
 
*8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): '''Cheung Chau Bun Festival''' in [[Hong Kong]], [http://www.cheungchau.org/]
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** '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' in [[India]]
 
** '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' in [[India]]
 
** '''Visakha Bucha''' in [[Thailand]]
 
** '''Visakha Bucha''' in [[Thailand]]
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[[WikiPedia:May]]
 
[[WikiPedia:May]]

Revision as of 16:05, 31 August 2005

This is a calendar of events and festivals in the month of May.

Specific dates


Every year

Fixed dates

  • May 1: May Day or Labor Day, worldwide
  • May 3: Constitution Memorial Day (憲法記念日 Kenpo kinenbi), Japan
  • May 4: Bank Holiday (国民の休日), Japan
  • May 5: Children's Day (子供の日 Kodomo no hi), also known as Boys' Day (端午の節句 Tango no Sekku), Japan
  • Until May 5: Golden Week in Japan, an extremely popular time to travel — best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked solid
  • May 6: international blood donation and free eye check up day worldwide

Movable dates


Calendar of events and festivals
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