International Workers’ Day falls on 1st May. It is also called Labor Day and May Day in some countries. It is a celebration of labourer and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement and occurs every year on 1st May. In 2023, Chinese Labour Holiday start from April 29th to May.3rd. Do you interest how Labor Day is celebrated in China?
- How International Workers’ Day Comes?
The history of International Workers’ Day in China started in 1919, when the intelligentsia initiated insurgencies in Shanghai. Later, in 1920, Beijing and Shanghai held the first-ever demonstration in honor of all workers. Officially, this holiday was established and approved by the Chinese government in 1949.
During the “cultural revolution” May Day in China was considered, almost the most important holiday in the country. Amplitudinous rallies and demonstrations across China were organized to celebrate this Day. The holiday was more of a political character. However, at the end of 20 century, the situation changed dramatically.
- How Many Days Will Be The International Workers’ Day?
Until 2008, this holiday was celebrated for seven days. However, later the Chinese government decided to reduce the number of off-days to three in favor of other traditional Chinese holidays. Nowadays, it becomes five-day holiday but need to make up for work on two Saturdays. It means that we will have a holiday from 29th April to 3rd May in 2023.
- How to Celebrate of Chinese Labor Holiday？
To be honest, now the Labour Day becomes a cheerful holiday. During the holiday, people will go out for travelling, have a good date with their family, soul mate and friends, go to shopping, etc.. Besides, most stores and scenic spots will offer some discounts to celebrate this holiday.
Especially in 2023, It is the first holiday after we are free from the Covid-19 Virus from 2019. Most of people choose to travelling. So you can see all city and famous place are full or people.
As we all know, Russia, Peru, Egypt, Thailand, Vietnam and other countries also celebrate the May Day.
How about your country? Do you know any interesting activities in your city on this special day? Welcome to share some wonderful moment to us via email@example.com.WODWIN, the China Supplier of Conference Cameras, wishes you enjoy an amazing holiday for International Workers’ Day!