Maifeiertag is the name given to the first (1st) day of May, known in English as May Day. It is also known in Germany as the Tag der Arbeit. It is a public holiday, but unlike in some other countries it always falls on the 1st and is not moved to accommodate weekends. The day was first celebrated in Germany during the time of the Weimar Republic in 1919, but it was not … [Read more...]

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