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

Events in May[edit]

What is going on in:


Hong Kong[edit]


  • Cantine Aperte: 31 May 2015 . Last Sunday of May Free wine tasting in wineries throughout the country. (date needs updating)

Northern Ireland[edit]

South Africa[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States of America[edit]

National public holidays and religious dates in May[edit]

Date to be aware of when travelling.

  • May Day (Labor Day): 1 May annually .
  • Visakah Puja (Buddha Purnima day): 4 May 2015 India. First full moon in May (date needs updating)
  • Greenery Day: 4 May annually Japan. (みどりの日 Midori no hi'
  • Children's Day (子供の日 Kodomo no hi): 5 May 2015 Japan. Boys' Day 端午の節句 Tango no Sekku (date needs updating)
  • Golden Week: –5 May Japan. Until May 5 an extremely popular time to travel; great for flowers and gardens but transport and accommodations are often booked solid. (date needs updating)
  • Polish Constitution Day: 3 May 2015 Poland. 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). (date needs updating)
  • National Labour Day: 1 May 2015 Thailand.  (date needs updating)
  • Labour Day: 1st of May in Egypt.
  • Coronation Day: 5 May 2015 Thailand.  (date needs updating)
  • Wan Wisakha Bucha (Vesak Day): 4 May 2015 Sri Lanka. First full moon of the 6th lunar month. Also in Singapore and Thailand (date needs updating)
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