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May day celebrations in Budapest

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In the past 1st of May or Labor Day was marked by parades, political rallies and speeches to celebrate workers and labor unions. Today, it means a day off and a celebration of spring with concerts, picnics and many outdoor activities.

In 2015, the main venue of the May Day Celebrations will be on the banks of the Danube near Chain Bridge. The program starts at 11 am with a Red Bull air show followed by Red Bull Formula 1 show with Daniil Kyvat and Max Verstappen. In addition, City Park will offer a variety of programs all day long. There will be special 'May Day' celebrations in Népliget and Tabán with live concerts, kid's programs and the traditional beer and sausage.

1st of May is a public holiday and most businesses will be closed.


Danube Bank by Chain Bridge, City Park, Népliget, Tabán

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