Mother, mum, mutter, mère, mãe, mamma, anne, maa ... We can call it in different ways, but it will always be 'mom'. All the countries of the world dedicate a day to them, a day in which they recognize their invaluable work and dedication. At the end of the day without them, without the mothers , lif
Mother, mum, mutter, mère, mãe, mamma, anne, maa ... We can call it in different ways, but it will always be 'mom'. All the countries of the world dedicate a day to them, a day in which they recognize their invaluable work and dedication. At the end of the day without them, without the mothers, life could not exist. But not everywhere Mother's Day celebra is celebrated on the same date. Nor in the same way. Do you want to know how this day is celebrated in the world ?Since when is Mother's Day celebrated
has been celebrated for a long time. Already in Greece Rea was worshiped as the mother of the gods Zeus, Poseidon and Hades. And then the Romans called this party Hilaria. It started on March 15 and lasted three days. It was his way to venerate Cybele, mother of the gods. However, it was not until 1914 (thanks to the American president Woodrow Wilson , who included it among the national holidays) when this day began to popularize all over the world, this time to thank all mothers for their work. Mother's Day in different countriesIf there is a month par excellence for mothers, this is
. The vast majority of countries choose the fifth month of the calendar to honor mothers. For example: - Spain, Portugal, Hungary, South Africa and Lithuania celebrate it on the first Sunday in May.- France, Sweden or the Dominican Republic, choose the last Sunday in May.
- The vast majority prefer the second Sunday of May: United States, Colombia, Honduras, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Uruguay, Germany, Australia, Greece, Brazil, China, Japan, Italy ...
- Nicaragua celebrates it on May 30 and Paraguay on May 15.
- Mexico, Chile, El Salvador or Guatemala, celebrate this day on May 10.
But not everywhere
Mother's Day celebra is celebrated in May. Some countries such as Russia, Romania, Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina or Montenegro, take advantage of the
International Women's Day (March 8) to honor all mothers in passing. In England and Ireland they celebrate the fourth Sunday of Lent, and in Argentina, the third Sunday of October. How Mother's Day is celebrated in the world Mother's Day is not celebrated the same in all countries. The most widespread way of paying tribute to them is the gift, the dedication or, in the case of the youngest ones, a manual work that they prepare in the
. But there are other countries where a 'singularity' is added to this day. For example, in Mexico (held there on May 10), they have the habit of singing to the mothers aserenade
(like 'Las mañanitas') with a group of mariachis. The schools prepare festivals for them and the children prepare a gift. In Great Britain (fourth Sunday of Lent), this day is 'Mother's Day'
. On a day when they are given chocolate and flowers. In Japan to this day it is called'Haha no hi'
. In addition to giving them a gift , it is typical of this day for the children to cook and invite their mothers to eat. InNepal ,'Tirtha Kill Day'
( Mother's Dayin Nepalese), is the day to honor the deceased mothers . The children give necklaces of flowers, clothing or food to the living mothers while others make a pilgrimage through the Himalayas to remember the mothers who have already died (they go to the temple of Mata Tirtha, near Kathmandu).In countries such as Germany ,Holland
or Austria, mothers are given flowers. While in Austria prefer chrysanthemums, in other countries such as Chinaor United States , the flower par excellence of mothers is the carnation.