Victory in Europe Day
Victory in Europe Day is one of the most significant holidays for every European and American. This is not just a day, this is historical event, important for the whole world.
From school years we know about terrible, long, bloody World War II. The fascist Germany regime wanted to take control of almost the entire world. But the armies of different countries managed to win.
According to Central European Time, Nazi Germany surrender took place on May 8, 1945. So, May 8 is celebrated as Victory Day. Rallies, concerts, commemorative and solemn events are held. Many people call this date the day of victory over fascism. Lots of books, films anniversary, commemorative coins, stamps are devoted to great Victory Day.
How to celebrate?
People go to the squares, congratulate each other and mourn the dead on the battlefield. The following events are also held.
- Volunteers go to the addresses of veterans, offer help, present flowers, congratulate and say words of gratitude.
- Concerts are organized.
- The government congratulates and presents awards to veterans.
- In social networks, people publish photos of their relatives who fought in World War II, front-line letters, poems, stories.
- Volunteers organize themed quests for young people.
When is Victory in Europe Day celebrated in 2022?
Victory in Europe Day is observed on May 8 each year.