In Russia May , 1st is considered to be a bank holiday of Labor and Spring.
In 1891 the first strike for the rights of workers took place in Petersburg . In Soviet Union this holiday started to be considered as a holiday devoted to the honor of all professions. Traditionally the holiday peaceful demonstrations took place this date.
Nowadays in Russia May ,1 is a bank holiday. Mostly people try to escape from the busy cities on towns to the countryside. In main cities of the country the holiday demonstrations are hold . And then at the end of them people join the open-air concerts fairs and food markets. So you have a fantastic chance to feel a holiday atmosphere and happiness.
If you are a great lovers of quiet peaceful way of life surely you need to go to the countryside. You will get unforgettable feelings of harmony and relaxing. As far as you know the nature of this magnificent country is unique. Nowadays there are lots of countryside restaurants and camps , where you would be offered a high-quality service.
Democracy prices and fantastic cheerful atmosphere are the real reasons of your visit Russia on May holiday. You are able to choose not only such wonderful cities as Moscow and Saint- Petersburg to visit but also you can have a short trip around the towns of so –called Golden Ring. Really the chance of exploring the hugest country in the world is miserable but you are able to have lots of fun these days.