Father’s Day is almost here! Fathers have a special place in all of our hearts, so be sure to show them how special they are this June 20th. If you are looking for inspiration this year here are some ways that Dads are honored around the world.
Japan: Chichi no hi, omedeto!
Japanese children gather candy, flowers and hand-painted beer glasses. Then everyone celebrates with a seafood dinner.
Russia: S dnem ottsa!
Beginning as a military commemoration where soldiers were honored as Defenders of the Fatherland Day, now all men are celebrated and given special gifts.
Portugal: Feliz Dia dos Pais!
Religious families attend church and the children make cards and gifts for their fathers.
Mexico: Feliz Dia del Padre
In Mexico, fathers participate in a 21k city-wide race called Carrera Dia Del Padre in Mexico City. Afterward, familes enjoy a feast ending with a sweet bread called Pan Dulce.
South Africa: Happy Fathers Day!
Fathers Day in South Africa is celebrated much like we do in the U.S. Children present their dads with gifts and cards and spend the day fishing or picnicking.