Did you know?
1st of May is International Labour Day and in Crete, Greece it is called ‘Protomagia’ (literally meaning the first day of May).
It is an urban holiday when people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to fly kites and to gather wildflowers.
On this day you will see many parades and other festivities throughout the country. It is a national holiday which means that everything is closed, with the exception of cafes and food venues.
Happy May Day!