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Dia de las madres

Mother's Day in Spain 2020

In Spain Mother’s Day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of May, i.e. may May 3, 2020.

Mother’s Day pays tribute to the efforts and achievements mothers make for their families. Many believe that the celebration comes from an ancient Greek festival honoring the goddess Rea, mother of Zeus, Poseidon and Hades. After that, the Romans emulated the Greeks and celebrated “Hilaria”, a festival in March that honored the goddess Cibeles.

The first Christians held a festival in honor of Mary, the mother of Jesus. The modern origins of Mother’s Day can be attributed to two women in the United States – Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis. Mother’s Day is now heavily promoted by many businesses, including card companies, florists and department stores in several countries, including Spain.

Mothers and maternal figures receive gifts such as chocolates, flowers, cards, jewelry and clothes on Mother’s Day. Some families dine outside for a special meal, while others stay home and celebrate the day with traditional and homemade meals. Many children make gifts and handcrafted cards for their mothers.

When is Mother's Day Celebrated in Spain 2020?

In Spain Mother's Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May, by the year 2020 it would be May 3

What do you give a mother in Spain?

Usually in Spain his mother is invited to a meal and of course a beautiful ornament of flowers