Mother’s Day in other countries
In Thailand, Mother’s Day is celebrated on 12th August. The date is the same as Queen Sirikit‘s birthday, mother of the current King Vajiralongkorn. On this special day, the country is brought to life by parades, colourful decorations, and exhibitions of all kinds.
In Mexico, the day is called “”el día de la Madre“”, and is celebrated on 10th May with dances and folk music.
10th May is Mother’s Day in India and Pakistan as well, while in Poland it’s celebrated on 26th May. In France, Switzerland, Dominican Republic, and Haiti, Mother’s Day is on the last Sunday of May, whereas in Kenya it’s on 29th June. In Spain and Portugal, this festivity is celebrated on 8th December, on the same day as the Immaculate Conception.
The second Sunday of February is Mother’s Day in Norway. Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia celebrate it on 8th March, together with Women’s Day.