Mother’s Day dates around the world

Mother's Day is a holiday to thank his mother , and the date of Mother's Day around the world will be different. On this day, mothers usually receive gifts ; while in many people's minds , carnations are deemed best suited to dedicate one of the mother's flowers.

Earliest known Mother's Day originated in ancient Greece. On this day, the ancient Greeks pay tribute to the mother of Greek gods Hera . Subsequently mid-17th century , the festival spread to the United Kingdom. On this day , young people will be home away from home , gave his mother a few small gifts.

American Mother's Day Anna Jarvis from the (Anna Jarvis ,1864-1948) launched her unmarried life , has been accompanied by their mother . Anna Jarvis 's mother, kind-hearted, compassionate , she should be made ​​to commemorate the anniversary of the establishment of a dedicated mother who made ​​unknown , but this desire has not been achieved , she died . Her daughter Anna Jarvis in 1907 began organizing activities , apply for Mother's Day as a statutory holiday. Festival in May 10, 1908 in the United States West Virginia and Pennsylvania began. In 1913, the U.S. Congress will determine annually the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day statutory and require each household must fly the flag on this day to express respect for the mother . The mother of Anna Jarvis carnations his favorite Mother's Day will become a symbol of the United States .

Mother's Day dates around the world :

Date Country
Second Sunday of February Norway
March 3 Georgia
March 8 Afghanistan ; Armenia ( Armenian Mother's Day is April 7 , March 8 is International Women's Day , but also grateful mother in Armenia meaning ) ; Azerbaijan ; Belarus ( October 14 to Belarus Mother's Day on the grounds with Armenia ) ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Republic of Macedonia ; Kazakhstan ; Laos ; Republic of Macedonia ; Moldova ; Montenegro ; Russia last Sunday ( November Russia Mother's Day, the same reasons Armenia ) ; Serbia ; Ukraine ( the second Sunday in May as mother's Day in Ukraine grounds with Armenia ) ; Vietnam ( Lunar July 15 the Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Vietnamese mother's Day , even to save the mother 's story from the head )
The fourth Sunday of Lent period Republic of Ireland ; Nigeria ; UK
March 21( Spring equinox )  Bahrain ; Egypt ; Jordan ; Kuwait ; Libya ; Lebanon ; Oman ; Palestinian areas ; Republic of Sudan ; ; Israel ; Saudi Arabia Syria ; Arab Emirates ; Yemen ; Iraq
March 25 Slovenia
April 7 Armenia
May the first Sunday Hungary ; Lithuania ; Mozambique ; Portugal ; Spain ; Romania
May 8 Albania ( parents section ) ; Korea ( parents section )
May 10 El Salvador ; Guatemala ; Mexico
The second Sunday in May  Anguilla ; Aruba ; Australia ; Austria ; Bahamas ; Bangladesh ; Barbados ; Belgium ; Belize ; Belgium ; Belize ; Bermuda ; Bonaire ; Brazil ; Brunei ; Bulgaria ; Canada ; Chile ; Chinese mainland ; Colombia ; Croatia ; Cuba ; Curacao ; Cyprus ; Czech Republic ; Denmark ; Dominica ; Ecuador ; Estonia ; Ethiopia ; Fiji ; Finland ; Germany ; Ghana ; Greece ; Grenada ; Honduras ; Iceland ; Indian ; Italian ; Jamaica ; Japan ; Latvia ; Liechtenstein ; Macau ; Malaysia ; Malta ; Myanmar ; Netherlands ; New Zealand ; Pakistan ; Papua New Guinea ; Peru ; Philippines ; Puerto Rico ; St. Kitts ; St. Lucia ; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ; Samoa ; Singapore ; St. Martin ; Slovakia ; South Africa ; Sri Lanka ; Suriname ; Switzerland ; Taiwan ; Tanzania ; Tonga ; Trinidad and Tobago ; Turkey ; Uganda ; United States ; Uruguay ; Venezuela ; Zambia ; Zimbabwe  
May 15 Paraguay ( the national holiday on the same day ) 
May 26 Poland
May 27 Bolivia
The  last Sunday in May Algeria ; Dominica ; France ; French Antilles ; Haiti ; Morocco ; Sweden ; Tunisia
May 30 Nicaragua
June 1 Mongolia ( Mother and Children )
The second Sunday in June Kenya
August 12 Thailand ( Queen Sirikit birthday )
August 15 Costa Rica ; Antwerp, Belgium
Second Monday of October Malawi
October 14 Belarus
The third Sunday in October Argentina
November 16th North Korea
The last Sunday in November Russia
December 8 ( Feast of the Immaculate Conception ) Panama
December 22 Indonesia
   
Other calendars:  
Fine baths Hebrew month on the 30th day Israel ( in the January 30 to March 1 between )
  Nepal ( between April 19 and April 29 )
20 Jumada al-thani Iran ( the second Sunday in February )
   

 

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