Though May Day is an ancient celebration, since the late nineteenth century it has primarily been recognized as a time to celebrate workers’ rights. Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About May Day:
- May Day is not about maypoles: the history of international workers’ day is from The Guardian.
- Learn English reviews other reasons for the holiday.
- Here’s a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal highlighting protests on May Day, 2012.
- May Day Around The World is an interactive from The Guardian.
- The Beltane Fire Festival – May Day Exercises and Worksheets is from ESL Courses.
- May Day 2011 is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.
- May Day protests is a slideshow from The L.A. Times.
- The Sacramento Bee also has a slideshow.
The Best Resources For Learning About May Day