May Day in Somalia ― Date, History, and Details

May Day in Somalia

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History of May Day in Somalia and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

May Day is a national holiday in Somalia. It is celebrated on May 1st and commemorates the foundation of the Somali Republic. On this day, Somalis remember the struggle for independence from colonial rule and honor those who sacrificed their lives for the cause. The holiday is also a time for reflection on the country’s current situation and a reminder of the work that still needs to be done to build a better future for all Somalis.