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This is a [[calendar of events and festivals]] in the month of '''May'''.
 
This is a [[calendar of events and festivals]] in the month of '''May'''.
  
==Specific dates==
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==Global==
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* 1st: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day'''.
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* 6th: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day'''.
  
====[[Germany]]====
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==[[Germany]]==
 
*5 May 2007 -  '''Night of Museums''' [http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/] in [[Frankfurt]].
 
*5 May 2007 -  '''Night of Museums''' [http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/] in [[Frankfurt]].
  
====[[Thailand]]====  
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==[[Hong Kong]]==
*1 May 2007: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]], [[Thailand]], [[Sri Lanka]]
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* 8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): '''Cheung Chau Bun Festival''' in [[Hong Kong]], [http://www.cheungchau.org/].
  
====[[United Kingdom]]====
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==[[India]]==
*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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* First full moon in May: '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' day.  
  
==Every year==
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==[[Japan]]==
===Fixed dates===
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====Global====
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* 1st: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day'''.
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* 6th: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day'''.
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====[[Japan]]====
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* 5th: '''Children's Day''' (子供の日 ''Kodomo no hi''), also known as '''Boys' Day''' (端午の節句 ''Tango no Sekku'')
 
* 5th: '''Children's Day''' (子供の日 ''Kodomo no hi''), also known as '''Boys' Day''' (端午の節句 ''Tango no Sekku'')
 
* Until May 5: '''Golden Week''', an extremely popular time to travel; best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked  solid.
 
* Until May 5: '''Golden Week''', an extremely popular time to travel; best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked  solid.
  
====[[Poland]]====
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==[[Northern Ireland]]==
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* Early May: the '''Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival''' is held in [[Belfast]] http://www.cqaf.com/
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==[[Poland]]==
 
* 3rd: '''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]]).
 
* 3rd: '''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]]).
  
====[[Spain]]====
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==[[Spain]]==
 
* 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.  
 
* 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.  
  
====[[Thailand]]====
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==[[Sri Lanka]]==
* 5th: '''Coronation Day'''
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=== Movable dates ===
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====Global====
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====[[Hong Kong]]====
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* 8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): '''Cheung Chau Bun Festival''' in [[Hong Kong]], [http://www.cheungchau.org/].
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====[[India]]====
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* First full moon in May: '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' day.
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====[[Northern Ireland]]====
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* Early May: the '''Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival''' is held in [[Belfast]]  http://www.cqaf.com/
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====[[Sri Lanka]]====
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* First full moon in May: '''Vesak Day''' . Also in [[Singapore]].  
 
* First full moon in May: '''Vesak Day''' . Also in [[Singapore]].  
  
====[[Thailand]]====
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==[[Thailand]]==
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* 1 May 2007: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]], [[Thailand]], [[Sri Lanka]]
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* 5th: '''Coronation Day'''
 
* '''Visakha Bucha''' day. First full moon in May.
 
* '''Visakha Bucha''' day. First full moon in May.
  
====[[United States of America]]====
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==[[United Kingdom]]==
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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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==[[United States of America]]==
 
* First weekend after Mothers Day each year: '''Ninth Avenue International Food Festival''' in [[New York City]].
 
* First weekend after Mothers Day each year: '''Ninth Avenue International Food Festival''' in [[New York City]].
  

Revision as of 21:28, 24 January 2008

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

Contents

Global

  • 1st: May Day or Labor Day.
  • 6th: international blood donation and free eye check up day.

Germany

Hong Kong

  • 8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong, [2].

India

  • First full moon in May: Visakah Puja/Buddha Purnima day.

Japan

  • 5th: Children's Day (子供の日 Kodomo no hi), also known as Boys' Day (端午の節句 Tango no Sekku)
  • Until May 5: Golden Week, an extremely popular time to travel; best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked solid.

Northern Ireland

Poland

  • 3rd: 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).

Spain

  • 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.

Sri Lanka

  • First full moon in May: Vesak Day . Also in Singapore.

Thailand

United Kingdom

  • 29 May-10 June 2007. The Swansea Bay Film Festival [3], Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, UK. . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.

United States of America

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