Mother’s Day around the world
Mothers Day, that’s a special day in the honor of mothers, though celebrated on different dates around the world.
In a large number of countries including US, Mothers Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in the month of May. While, there are different cases. Mothers Day is celebrated in an entirely different time of the year in some countries.
But what ever may be the date of Mother’s Day around the world, the spirit is the same everywhere. Mothers are respected for their extreme devotion towards their kids. And on Mother’s Day, children pay their humblest tribute to their mothers and thank them for giving them birth and providing them with the best of care and upbringing.
Mothers Day in Australia
In Australia, Mothers Day is celebrated with lot of enthusiasm and joy. It falls on the same day as in US – on the second Sunday in the month of May and is celebrated in a similar fashion as in US.
Mothers Day in Canada
In North American country of Canada, Mothers Day is a the most popular festival after Christmas and Valentines Day. Just as in USA, Mothers Day in Canada is celebrated in the second Sunday in the month of May.
Mother’s Day in India
The concept of celebrating Mothers Day on the second Sunday of May is very new in India and it can be said that in a time span of less than a decade, Mothers Day has been a great success.
Mothers Day in Ireland
In Ireland, Mothers Day is not celebrated on same day as in US. Mothers Day celebrations in Ireland takes place on the fourth Sunday in the Christian fasting month of Lent.
Mothers Day in Mexico
In the North American country of Mexico, Mothers Day is celebrated on a fixed day of May 10 as opposed to the Mothers Day in US that fall on the second Sunday in the month of May.
Mothers Day in New Zealand
In New Zealand Mothers Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in the month of May. This is the same day on which US celebrates its Mothers Day.
Mothers Day in South Africa
In South Africa, Mothers Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of May. This is a week before US celebrates its Mothers Day on the second Sunday of May.
Mothers Day in UK
Mothers Day in UK is celebrated with great excitement and verve but it does not fall on the same date as in US. In UK, Mother’s Day celebrations takes place on the fourth Sunday in the month of Lent.
Mothers Day in China
Mother’s Day is becoming more popular in China. People in China accept the holiday without hesitation because it is in line with the country’s traditional ethics – respect for the elderly and filial piety towards parents. And it also celebrates on the second Sunday of May.
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