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==Specific dates==
 
==Specific dates==
  
*5 May 2007 -  '''Night of Museums''' [http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/] in [[Frankfurt]], [[Germany]]
 
  
*29 May-10 June 2007. The '''Swansea Bay Film Festival''' [http://www.swanseafilmfestival.com/home.htm], Dylan Thomas Centre, [[Swansea]], [[UK]].  . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.  
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*5 May 2007 -  '''Night of Museums''' [http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/] in [[Frankfurt]].
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====[[Wales]]====
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*29 May-10 June 2007. The '''Swansea Bay Film Festival''' [http://www.swanseafilmfestival.com/home.htm], Dylan Thomas Centre, [[Swansea]], [[UK]].  . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.
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====[[Thailand]]====
  
 
*1 May 2007: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]], [[Thailand]], [[Sri Lanka]]
 
*1 May 2007: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]], [[Thailand]], [[Sri Lanka]]
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=== Fixed dates ===
 
=== Fixed dates ===
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====[[Worldwide]]====
  
 
* May 1: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day''', worldwide
 
* May 1: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day''', worldwide
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====[[Spain]]====
  
 
* May 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.  
 
* May 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.  
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====[[Poland]]====
  
 
* May 3: '''Polish Constitution Day'''. The most important holiday in [[Poland]], and on the weekend following the holiday, there are colorful parades in cities with large populations of people of Polish ancestry (such as [[Chicago]]).
 
* May 3: '''Polish Constitution Day'''. The most important holiday in [[Poland]], and on the weekend following the holiday, there are colorful parades in cities with large populations of people of Polish ancestry (such as [[Chicago]]).
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====[[Thailand]]====
  
 
* May 5: '''Coronation Day''' is a public holiday in [[Thailand]]
 
* May 5: '''Coronation Day''' is a public holiday in [[Thailand]]
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====[[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]]
 
* 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
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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.
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* May 6: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day''' worldwide
 
* May 6: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day''' worldwide
  
 
=== Movable dates ===
 
=== Movable dates ===
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====[[Nortthern Ireland]]====
  
 
*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/
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====[[Hong Kong]]====
  
 
*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/]
  
 
*First full moon in May:
 
*First full moon in May:
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** '''Vesak Day''' in [[Singapore]] and [[Sri Lanka]]
 
** '''Vesak Day''' in [[Singapore]] and [[Sri Lanka]]
 
** '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' in [[India]]
 
** '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' in [[India]]
 
** '''Visakha Bucha''' in [[Thailand]]
 
** '''Visakha Bucha''' in [[Thailand]]
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====[[USA]]====
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** '''Ninth Avenue International Food Festival''' in [[New York City]] 1st weekend after Mothers Day each year.  
 
** '''Ninth Avenue International Food Festival''' in [[New York City]] 1st weekend after Mothers Day each year.  
  

Revision as of 10:00, 23 October 2007

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

Contents

Specific dates

Germany

Wales

  • 29 May-10 June 2007. The Swansea Bay Film Festival [2], Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, UK. . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.

Thailand

Every year

Fixed dates

Worldwide

  • May 1: May Day or Labor Day, worldwide

Spain

  • May 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.

Poland

  • May 3: Polish Constitution Day. The most important holiday in Poland, and on the weekend following the holiday, there are colorful parades in cities with large populations of people of Polish ancestry (such as Chicago).

Thailand

  • May 5: Coronation Day is a public holiday in Thailand

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.
Worlwide
  • May 6: international blood donation and free eye check up day worldwide

Movable dates

Nortthern Ireland

Hong Kong

  • 8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong, [3]
  • First full moon in May:

USA

    • Ninth Avenue International Food Festival in New York City 1st weekend after Mothers Day each year.

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