Yesterday the Dutch marked Queen's 25 year reign
, the official celebration of the House of Orange-Nassau.
Last night was Walpurgisnacht
for all the Germanic and Baltic peoples, Beltane
for the Celts, and the midpoint between the equinox and the solstice.
This year it is the Orthodox Easter and, of course, the international Labor Day. The US uses the first Monday in September to separate Labor Day from its "Socialist" roots.