Lily of the Valley Day in France
Lily of the Valley Day in France is held on May 1. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us
Lily of the valley has a worldwide following.Legend has it that Lily of the valley sprang from Eve's tears when she was exiled from the Garden of Eden.
It became Finland's national flower in 1967 and was the floral emblem of Yugoslavia. France also celebrates La Fête du Muguet (Lily of the Valley Day) on May 1. To celebrate this holiday, which is similar to our Labor Day, the French offer a small bouquet of lily of the valley to their loved ones for good luck and love.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Holiday of the Foreign Legion in France on April 30 (date in memory of the Battle of Cameron);
May Crownings or the Virgin Mary Month on May 1 (Catholic Church tradition);
Poetry Festival in Toulouse, France on May 3 (poetry contest of the Academy of Floraly, Toulouse organizer of poetry competitions for prizes of flowers held annually in the city, starting from the XIV century);
No Pants Day on May 3 (It is held on the first Friday in May);
Victory Day in Poland and Czech on May 8 (Narodowy Dzień Zwycięstwa in Poland established in 2015; Liberation Day in Czech Republic);
Johannian Holidays in Orleans, France on May 8 (in honor of the liberation in 1429 of Joan of Arc and her army from the city besieged by the British);
Europe Day on May 9 (is the name of two annual observance days, 5 May by the Council of Europe and 9 May by the European Union, which recognize the peace and prosperity within Europe that both have achieved since their formation);
Christ's Ascension on May 9 (or Kristi Himmelfartsdag in Norway)