Celebrate the important holidays and festivals during May with these video conference call backgrounds.
May 3: Orthodox Easter
Easter is the most significant religious holiday for the world’s roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus has been placed after his crucifixion.
May 13: 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 13: Eid al Fitr
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.
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 26: 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 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.
May 31: 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.