May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides

May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
May Day (May 1st) PowerPoint - 68 Slides
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What is May Day? This resource looks at May Day - its origins, traditions and customs around the world.

This resource is a fully editable, colourful, informative and interesting 67 slide PowerPoint on May Day.

It includes references to the following:-

• The origins of May Day – The Festival of Flora / Floralia, Beltane.

• May Day traditions and rituals – Maypole Dancing, Morris Dancing, May Queen, The Green Man.
• May Day events in various regions of UK - ‘Obby Oss Day‘ in Padstow, The Rochester Sweeps Festival, The Edinburgh Beltane Festival, ‘Flower Boat Ritual’ in Cornwall.
• How May Day is celebrated around the world – Germany (‘Walpurgis Night, ‘ Maibaum’, “Tanz in den Mai" / “Dance into May”), France (Lily of the Valley giving custom), Romania, Spain ( sculptures, ‘maios’) , Finland (student caps), Italy (Calendimaggio), Bulgaria (snake scaring, ‘Kukeri‘), USA ( May baskets)and Hawaii(Lei Day).
• Roman Catholics Blessed Virgin Mary Day, St Josephs Day.
• International Workers / Labour Day.
• The abolition of May Day by the Puritans.
• The more recent parliamentary debate about replacing May Day.

There are several hyperlinks in the powerpoint to short clips of the ‘Obby Oss Festival’, Morris Dancing, Rochester Sweeps Festival and the traditional Hawaiian holiday song “May Day Is Lei Day in Hawai'i” .

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