Mother’s Day is celebrated to give tribute to the mothers worldwide and their great contribution to the society. Also, this event is celebrated to honor the concept of motherhood. It is an important event which is celebrated in different parts of the world, mostly during the months of March or May. See Pictures of Mother’s day in the Philippines
When is Mother’s Day 2015 in Philippines?
Mother’s Day philippines is an annual event which is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. By 2015, Mother’s Day date in the Philippines is on May 10, a Sunday.
Mothers are considered as one of the most important people in the society. In the Philippines, mothers are given special acknowledgement. They are given the title of “ilaw ng tahanan”, which means “light of the home”, as they bring light and warmth to their homes through the unconditional love they give to their family, especially the children.
With mother’s being highly admired and respected, it is no surprise that Mother’s Day is a given special emphasis and is widely celebrated within the Filipino community.
What is Mother’s Day in Philippines ?
Mother’s Day is a widely celebrated event which is held to give tribute and honor to the loving and caring mothers all over the world.
In the Philippines, this is an important day for every Filipino family and takes time to go out and enjoy the day with the entire family, giving special importance to their mothers.
In the Philippines, this day is celebrated by giving mothers a special treat and a whole day of bonding with the entire family.
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While this day is especially celebrated to give tribute to the mothers, Filipino families loves to treat their moms on this day in a variety of ways. Some would bring their moms breakfast in bed; while some kids would make a Mother’s Day card. Husbands, on the other hand, would go out their way by giving their wives a special present for this special day.
Known to have close family ties, Filipino families celebrate this day not only with their moms, but also with their grandparents and aunts as well.
This day usually starts by hearing mass with the family, then head out to lunch with family or with their extended family. The rest of the day is usually spent with the entire family in the malls or the house of a relative.
History of Mother’s day
The first Mother’s Day holiday was held in 1908 where Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother. After this, she began a campaign to make Mother’s Day as a recognized holiday in the United States. This holiday was adopted by other countries and is now celebrated worldwide.
In the Philippines, this day used to be celebrated on December 8, in time with the feast of the Immaculate Concepcion. However, in 1980, Samie Lim (founding President and Chairman of the Philippine Franchise Association), suggested that the celebration for Mother’s Day be moved to the second Sunday of May. Since Mother’s Day is also celebrated during this day in almost every part of the world, this would be beneficial for mothers who work abroad as they would not feel left out during this event abroad.
Interesting Information about Mother’s Day
In some countries, Mother’s Day is celebrated on a different date. In some Catholic countries, this day is celebrated during the feast day of the Virgin Mary. Other countries select a date with historical importance.
Ex-communist countries usually celebrate the more socialist, International Women’s Day instead of Mother’s Day.
When is Mother’s Day 2016 in Philippines?
Mother’s Day philippines is an annual event which is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. By 2016, Mother’s Day date in the Philippines is on May 15, a Sunday.
Make a reservation: As most families would prefer to go out and dine in a restaurant with their families, it is best to make a reservation in order to assure your spot. By doing this, you save your family the hassle of waiting in line to be accommodated.
Heavy traffic: As mentioned earlier, a lot of people would be heading out to the malls and restaurants to celebrate with their families. So, leave early as heavy traffic would be expected on this day.
Date: Mother’s Day is an annual event which is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. Mother’s Day 2015 will be celebrated on May 10 (Sunday).
Location: Nationwide. This event is celebrated within the whole country and in different parts of the world