Mother's Day: The first celebrations of Mother's Day date back to ancient Greece, where Rea was honored , the mother of the gods Zeus, Poseidon and Hades. Later, the Romans adopted this festival and called it "La Hillary" to be held March 15 in the temple of Cybele in three days when offerings were made. Subsequently, these celebrations were adopted by Catholics in honor of the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus.
The modern Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April, or May as a day to honor mothers and motherhood. The most part of celebrations are held on May but it has to be consider important exceptions:
The first Sunday on May is celebrated in Portugal, South Africa and Spain, among others, while in Aruba, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Holland, France, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States, New Zealand, Italy ,Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Belize, Cuba, Colombia, Canada, Bahamas, Australia, Turkey, Austria, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Barbados, the celebration of Mother's Day is held the second Sunday on May.
On this special day children gives presents and flowers to their mothers in appreciation for their dedication and constant affection. Remember to celebrate this special day and if you're with Habitat apartments enjoying one of our fantastic apartments in Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella, Rome and Amsterdam, remember to buy the best gift for your mother. In any of these cities you will find many shops to choose that special gift.
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