Mother’s day dates

Did you know different countries celebrate Mothers’s day on different dates of the year ? Often the exact date can be traced back to ancient festivals, such as the Roman festival of Hilaria

Mothers Day Dates around the world

The commonest date occurs on the second Sunday in May (purple), but across much of the world including the UK, Ireland and Middle East mothering Sunday falls in March (pink).

Click the map to view an interactive Flash version at Chartsbin.

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