From Pagan Dance Rituals to UK Bank Holiday: Get Ready for May Day!

The first day of May was a traditional holiday in pre-Christian pagan culture, and some of its customs still live on today.
Nowadays May Day is a bank holiday in the UK, celebrated across the country as the unofficial start of summer.
Dating back to the 15th century, Morris dance is an ancient English folk dance. Dancers, usually accompanied by musicians on accordions, pipes and drums, wave handkerchiefs and sticks.

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