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The first of May, May Day, Vappu

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 2 May 2012 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

The first of May, May Day is a Finnish workers and students in a common celebration. Then they will see parades, parties and organizations where the flags form the magnificent castles of the flag. This feast day of marches, speeches, picnics and happy mood. Thus we wish to welcome the spring and summer.

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS 1/640 second F/5.0 ISO 80 21 mm

Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great shot of the front of the procession. A very colourful tradition!

2 May 2012 8:10am

@Stephen: Thank you Stephen.

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A great capture of the traditional workers day with wonderful colours. Wishing you a wonderful spring and summer.

2 May 2012 11:13am

@Laurette: Thank you Laurette.

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

What a lovely tradition

2 May 2012 1:13pm

@CElliottUK: Thank you

Martine from bousval, Belgium

TRès beau rendu!! j'aime

2 May 2012 1:22pm

@Martine: Thank you

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Très belle image et captage de ce défilé du 1er mais.
Belle soirée

2 May 2012 1:57pm

@Nicou: Thank you

Mhelene from Paris, France

Beautiful capture !

2 May 2012 4:44pm

@Mhelene: Thank you

omid from mashhad, Iran


2 May 2012 8:29pm

@omid: Thank you

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Very interesting and colorful parade !!! Beautiful shot ...

2 May 2012 11:09pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

Great shot and great weather! Wonderful, strong colours.

3 May 2012 12:58pm

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
1/640 second
ISO 80
21 mm