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Spring is a joyous time.

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 2 May 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

The picture is from yesterday's May Day celebration.

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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.

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Wonderful street shot, fresh, sunny and colorful.

2 May 2013 5:31am

@Javier: Thank you. Here is spring now.

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

A lovely tradition, we do not have anything like that here.

2 May 2013 6:12am

@kiwisa: May is celebrated on the first day and we are glad that winter is finally back. Sometimes, though, raining snowing on May Day, but it's okay. It is a day of celebration and not a small thing to disturb snowfall.

saran from shiraz, Iran

very very nice . and lovely

2 May 2013 6:54am

@saran: Thank you and nice to meet you

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Spring never looked better !

2 May 2013 7:00am

@Ronnie 2¢: I agree. Yesterday it was best.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb photo to celebrate May !

2 May 2013 7:18am

@Mhelene: Thank you

Helys from Paris, France

yes, spring is sun, colors...
Well done!

2 May 2013 7:40am

@Helys: Thank you. The spring is here now.

yo from Ile de France, France

Une très joyeuse ambiance ! Elles ne doivent pas avoir chaud. Je vois les spectateurs avec leurs manteaux...

2 May 2013 7:56am

@yo: The Finns are somewhat prepared for the spring terms. Samba artists performed in a few moments, and returned to the heat.

Kate from United Kingdom

There is a hug coming your way!

2 May 2013 8:06am

@Kate: I agree. It was almost a dream situation ...

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Looks like a great party.
Was it really warm enough to wear so little clothes?

2 May 2013 8:44am

@ursulakatariina: Yes it was a great celebration. Samba dancers are all hot-blooded people. They siintyivät just a few minutes, but yesterday the day was very sunny. Maybe the temperature was in that place ordinates 15 degrees above zero.

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Haaaaaaa oui ici nous ne fêtons pas le printemps mais la fin de l'hiver!!Belle composition!!!

2 May 2013 9:04am

@Martine: This is the arrival of spring and the end of the winter holidays.

pascale from Brussels, Belgium


2 May 2013 9:39am

@pascale: Yes it was

Marie-Line from Lille, France

Joyous, indeed!

2 May 2013 9:45am

@Marie-Line: Thank you

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Full of joy indeed ! Maximum joy !!

2 May 2013 9:55am

@Hiro: Yes it is

Devi from Chennai, India

Colourful, happy and vibrant scene here !!! Great image Jypya:-)))

2 May 2013 10:26am

@Devi: Thank you

Frankiess from Český Těšín, Czech Republic

Great messengers of spring! :)

2 May 2013 10:43am

@Frankiess: Thank you

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Wonderful colour, great day.

2 May 2013 11:33am

@Ainsley: Yes it was, thank you

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


2 May 2013 12:23pm

@Dimitrios: I agree.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A colorful celebration. A happy one, too.

2 May 2013 2:10pm

@Steve Rice: On May Day, there are many ways to have fun.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I see the men are very happy! Great color and happy atmosphere.

2 May 2013 5:02pm

@Ruthiebear: Yes, we were all happy. Thank you

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful celebration. Beautiful street shot. And colourful. :)

2 May 2013 5:14pm

@Sam: Thank you

Chennai City from Chennai, India

Brilliant, vibrant and colorful presentation. May Day (Spring) celebrations are enjoyable one. Thank you for the share. Regards

2 May 2013 5:28pm

@Chennai City: Thank you and regards to you too

Chennai City from Chennai, India

Brilliant, vibrant and colorful presentation. May Day (Spring) celebrations are enjoyable one. Thank you for the share. Regards

2 May 2013 5:29pm

@Chennai City: Thank you

tataray from france, France

Superbe.... Vive le mois de mai.)

2 May 2013 5:50pm

@tataray: Thank you

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

A happy and colorful May Day celebration.

2 May 2013 7:31pm

@B. Thomas: Yes, it was fine day. Thank you

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Cool it did not get cold

2 May 2013 7:44pm

@Patrick M.: I agree, she did not get cold

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful shot of this colorful street scene !!! Lucky they had a wonderful weather ...

2 May 2013 8:41pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you

destani from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful capture !!

2 May 2013 8:59pm

@destani: Thank you

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

It was THAT warm in Finland?

3 May 2013 9:14am

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/250 second
ISO 100
6 mm