Celebrate Diversity in May with these video backgrounds

Cultural Diversity General

Celebrate the important holidays and festivals during May with these video conference call backgrounds.

May 1: International Labour Day

May 1 is International Workers Day or International Labour Day dedicated to workers and labourers across the world. This day honours workers and urges them to know their rights.


May 9: Ascension Day

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days after resurrection on Easter Sunday.


May 17: Norwegian Constitution Day

Constitution Day marks the signing of the first Norwegian Constitution in Eidsvoll 1814


May 21: Montenegro Independence Day

Known in Montenegrin as ‘Dan Nezavisnosti‘, this holiday is the National Day of Montenegro marks the anniversary of the Montenegrin independence referendum that took place on this day in 2006.

Montenegro Independence Day

May 22: Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar. It is the most important festival of the Buddhists and is celebrated with great enthusiasm.


May 25: Jordanian Independence Day

Known as ‘Eid al-Istiklaal‘, the holiday marks the independence of Jordan on May 25th 1946 when British control ended and Jordan was declared a Kingdom


May 26: Georgian Independence Day

Also known as Day of the First Republic, this is Georgia’s national day. It marks the adoption of the Act of Independence in 1918.


May 27: Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States.


May 28: Azerbaijani Republic Day

Republic Day (Azerbaijani: Respublika günü) is the national holiday of Azerbaijan. It may also be known as ‘Azerbaijan national identity restoration day’. This holiday commemorates the founding of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan in 1918.


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