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How is Mother’s Day Celebrated Around the World?

How is Mother’s Day Celebrated Around the World?

March 1, 2023

Mother’s Day is celebrated in different ways around the world, with varying traditions and customs. Here are some examples of how this wonderful day is celebrated in different countries

United Kingdom

Mother’s Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent, usually in March. It is a day for children to honour their mothers with gifts, cards, and flowers.

United States

Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It is a day for families to gather, often over a meal, and honour mothers with gifts, cards, and flowers. Many families also attend church services on Mother’s Day.

Mexico

Mother’s Day is celebrated on May 10th. It is a national holiday and families often gather for festive meals and gift-giving. It is also traditional for children to sing a special song called “Las Mañanitas” to their mothers.

Japan

Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It is a day for children to express their love and gratitude for their mothers with cards, flowers, and gifts. It is also traditional to give red carnations, which symbolise love and gratitude.

Ethiopia

Mother’s Day is celebrated in mid-Autumn with a three-day festival called “Antrosht”. It is a time for families to gather, feast, and celebrate motherhood.

India

Mother’s Day is not widely celebrated in India, but there is a festival called “Durga Puja” that honors the goddess Durga, who is a symbol of motherhood and maternal love.

These are just a few examples of the many ways that Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world. Each country has its own unique traditions and customs for honouring and celebrating mothers. In the UK, many families come up with their own traditions – do you have any in your family?

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