The day of the abolition of slavery in France
The day of the abolition of slavery in France is held on May 10. Abolition de l'esclavage mark according to the law of May 21, 2001. This event in the first decade of the month may is annual.
Similar holidays and events
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);
World Fair Trade Day on May 9 (celebrated on the second Sunday of May);
Christ's Ascension on May 13 (or Kristi Himmelfartsdag in Norway);
St. Yves of Kermartensky Day in Brittany, France on May 19 (Ivo Helori or Ivo Bretonsky was born on October 17, 1253, died May 19, 1303. In the Roman Catholic Church, he is considered a saint, and is traditionally considered the patron saint of lawyers, notaries and lawyers);
Whit Monday on May 24 (celebrated on the day after Pentecost)