Mother’s day in Ukraine: date, history and meaning of the holiday

Find out what day mother’s Day is celebrated in Ukraine and in the world in 2019

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Mother’s day in Ukraine

Nearing the joyful feast – Day mother. Ukraine, like many countries of the world celebrate it in mid-may. What is this holiday, what is its history, when mother’s Day is celebrated in Ukraine and the world, and what is the date for 2019, find out in our article.

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When celebrating mother’s Day in 2019

Mother’s day Ukraine in 2019 notes second Sunday in may. This happens, according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine of 10 may 1999 No. 489/99.

Mother’s day in Ukraine in 2019 falls on Sunday, may 12.

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Mother’s day in Ukraine and the world: the significance of the holiday

World mother’s Day is an international holiday created in honor of all mothers, and those who begat children, and those who are just going to be a mom.

Potentially every woman is a mother because the main purpose of women on earth to give birth to, raise and educate children, to be the most native and close person from the moment of birth until the last days.

All people have the opportunity for life to have several relatives: husbands, wives, children, brothers and sisters. Even grandparents we have two. But my mother – the only one for life, the mother and the person who gave the life of his child.

Mother’s day: the history of the holiday

In General, the celebration of mothers has a long history. Already 200 years ago the inhabitants of great Britain celebrated the second Sunday of lent “Parent Sunday” in honor of all mothers in the world.

And in America at the official level, mother’s Day was recognized more than a hundred years ago. And all thanks to the Philadelphia resident Anna Jarvis. This woman offered once a year to honor mothers. An initiative taken up by other States and other countries.

In our time, a mother’s holiday is celebrated in more than 50 countries. Many of these dates do not coincide and fall on different days. For example, mother’s Day in Ukraine, as in most States, is celebrated on the second Sunday of may, in Belarus – on 14 October, in Russia – on the last Sunday of November, Georgia – March 3, Poland – may 26, and in many middle Eastern countries – March 21.

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