May National Holidays
Erez Greenberg| May 01, 2022
Labor Day/International Workers Day/May Day – Sunday, May 1
A holiday commemorating the achievements of the labor movement.
Festival of Breaking the Fast (Eid al-Fitr) – Sunday, May 1 – May 2
A religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Buddha’s birthday – Sunday, May 8
This holiday is celebrated in East and South Asia to commemorate the birth of the founder of Buddhism.
Victory Day – Monday, May 9
A public holiday in parts of Europe and Central Asia that celebrates the day of victory over fascism.
Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ – Thursday, May 26
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ’s ascension into heaven.