Are you curious about how Mother's Day is celebrated around the world? Let's take a closer look at the different traditions and customs in various countries.

United States and Hong Kong

In the United States, Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. It is a day to honor mothers and mother figures for their love and sacrifice. Many people give gifts, cards, and flowers to show their appreciation.

United Kingdom

In the UK, Mother's Day is also known as Mothering Sunday. It falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent. Traditionally, children would pick flowers and bring them to church to give to their mothers. Today, it is common to take mothers out for a meal or give them gifts.


In Japan, Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May, similar to the US. Children often give their mothers red carnations, which symbolize love and gratitude. It is also a day to show appreciation for all that mothers do.


In Mexico, Mother's Day is celebrated on May 10th every year. It is a festive occasion with music, food, and dancing. Children often serenade their mothers with songs and give them gifts to show their love and appreciation.


In India, Mother's Day is gaining popularity, especially in urban areas. It is celebrated on the second Sunday of May, similar to the US. Children often cook special meals for their mothers or take them out for a day of pampering.

As you can see, Mother's Day is celebrated in various ways around the world, but the sentiment of love and appreciation for mothers is universal. Whether you give gifts, spend quality time together, or simply express your gratitude, Mother's Day is a special day to honor the important women in our lives.Β

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