May Day: Russian Traditions for the Spring Holiday

By |2019-05-03T15:50:58+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Holidays, Recipes, Special Holidays|Tags: , , , |

May is upon us and that means longer days and warm sunshine. In Russia, the first ten days of May have come to be known as “May Holidays” (Maiskie Prazdniki). Basically this is a time when the entire country goes on Spring break. In the late 1800s, Russians introduced May 1st as International Solidarity of Workers [...]