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In the context of the late Russian Empire, Mayovka was a picnic in the countryside or in a park in the early days of May, hence the name.

Eventually, "mayovka" (specifically, "proletarian mayovka") came to mean an illegal celebration of May 1 by revolutionary public, typically presented as an innocent picnic.

Mayovka (disambiguation)

Mayovka was a countryside picnic in May in the Russian Empire and later an illegal celebration of May 1 by revolutionary public.

Mayovka or Mayevka may also refer to:

  • Mayevka, Kyrgyzstan, a village in Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan
  • Mayovka, Kaliningrad Oblast, a former rural locality (a settlement) in Chernyakhovsky District of Kaliningrad Oblast; merged into the town of Chernyakhovsk in June 1996