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1st May Labour day - Festa del treball - Public holiday

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1st May 2016
Event location: Barcelona and Spain

May day. Fiesta del trabajo. 1st May in Barcelona is a public holiday and labour day - also called el "Día del Trabajador" or "Festa del Treball"   If it falls mid-week then many people take the days and make a puente (bridge) holiday.

Puente de Mayo. If the May first is on Tuesday or Thursday, then it a long 4 day weekend day, which is called a "puente," which means bridge, because most people do not work on the "bridge day" between the public holiday and the weekend.

1st May is called "puente del primero de mayo." There are usually meetings and peaceful demonstrations (manifestaciónes) on 1st May in Barcelona at the Arc de Triomf. Shops are closed on 1st May, but attractions, museums, tours and restaurants in the city centre are open.

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