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Mothers Day

May 8, 2016

Mothers Day is celebrated on many days, however by far the biggest number of countries celebrate it on the second Sunday in May.

 

OccurrenceDatesCountry
First Sunday of FebruaryFeb 1, 2015
Feb 7, 2016
Feb 5, 2017
 Kosovo
Second Sunday of FebruaryFeb 8, 2015
Feb 14, 2016
Feb 12, 2017
 Norway
3 March Georgia[18]
8 March (International Women’s Day) Afghanistan
 Albania
 Armenia
 Azerbaijan
 Bulgaria
 Kazakhstan
 Laos
 Macedonia
 Moldova
 Montenegro
 Romania
 Russia
 Serbia
 Slovenia
 Tajikistan
 Vietnam
Fourth Sunday in Lent(Mothering Sunday)15 Mar 2015
6 Mar 2016
26 Mar 2017
 Ireland
 Nigeria
 United Kingdom[19]
 Guernsey
 Jersey
 Isle of Man
21 March
(Spring equinox)
 Bahrain
 Comoros
 Djibouti
 Egypt
 Iraq
 Jordan
 Kuwait
 Libya
 Lebanon[20]
 Mauritania
 Oman
 Qatar
 Saudi Arabia
 Somalia
 Sudan
 Syria
 United Arab Emirates
 Yemen
25 March Slovenia
7 April (Annunciation day) Armenia (Motherhood and Beauty Day)
First Sunday of MayMay 3, 2015
May 1, 2016
May 7, 2017
 Angola
 Cape Verde
 Hungary
 Lithuania
 Mozambique
 Portugal
 Romania
 Spain
8 May South Korea (Parents’ Day)
10 May El Salvador
 Guatemala
 Mexico
Second Sunday of MayMay 10, 2015
May 8, 2016
May 14, 2017
 Anguilla
 Antigua and Barbuda
 Aruba
 Australia
 Austria
 Bahamas
 Bangladesh
 Barbados
 Belgium
 Belize
 Bermuda
 Bonaire
 Botswana
 Brazil
 Brunei
 Canada
 Cambodia
 Chile[21]
 China[22]
 Colombia
 Croatia
 Cuba[23]
 Curaçao
 Cyprus
 Czech Republic[24]
 Denmark
 Dominica
 Ecuador
 Estonia
 Ethiopia
 Fiji
 Finland
 Germany
 Ghana
 Greece
 Grenada
 Guyana
 Honduras
 Hong Kong
 Iceland
 India
 Italy
 Jamaica
 Japan
 Kenya
 Latvia
 Liberia
 Liechtenstein
 Macau
 Malaysia
 Malta
 Myanmar
 Namibia
 Netherlands
 New Zealand
 Pakistan
 Papua New Guinea
 Peru[25]
 Philippines
 Puerto Rico
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
 Saint Lucia
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 Samoa
 Singapore
 Sint Maarten
 Slovakia[24]
 South Africa[26]
 Sri Lanka
 Suriname
  Switzerland
 Taiwan
 Tanzania
 Tonga
 Trinidad and Tobago
 Turkey
 Uganda
 Ukraine
 United States
 Uruguay
 Vietnam
 Venezuela
 Zambia
 Zimbabwe
15 May Paraguay (same day as Día de la Patria)[27]
19 May Kyrgyzstan (Russian: День матери, Kyrgyz: Энэ күнү)
26 May Poland (Polish: Dzień Matki)
27 May Bolivia[15]
Last Sunday of May (sometimes first Sunday of June if the last Sunday of May is Pentecost)May 31, 2015
May 29, 2016
May 28, 2017
 Algeria
 Dominican Republic
 France[19] (First Sunday of June ifPentecost occurs on this day)
French Antilles (First Sunday of June ifPentecost occurs on this day)
 Madagascar
 Morocco
 Haiti[28]  Mauritius
 Senegal
 Sweden
 Tunisia
30 May Nicaragua[29]
1 June Mongolia (together with Children’s Day)
Second Sunday of JuneJun 14, 2015
Jun 12, 2016
Jun 11, 2017
 Luxembourg
First Monday of JulyJul 6, 2015
Jul 4, 2016
Jul 3, 2017
 South Sudan
12 August Thailand (birthday of Queen Sirikit)
15 August (Assumption of Mary) Costa Rica
 Antwerp (Belgium)
Second Monday of OctoberOct 12, 2015
Oct 10, 2016
Oct 9, 2017
 Malawi
14 October Belarus (since 1996[30])
Third Sunday of OctoberOct 18, 2015
Oct 16, 2016
Oct 15, 2017
 Argentina (Día de la Madre)[31]
3 November Timor Leste
8 December (Feast of the Immaculate Conception) Panama[32]
22 December Indonesia[33]
Hebrew calendars
OccurrenceEquivalent Gregorian datesCountry
Shevat 30Between 30 January and 1 March Israel[34]
Hindu calendars
OccurrenceEquivalent Gregorian datesCountry
Baisakh Amavasya (Mata Tirtha Aunsi)Between 19 April and 19 May   Nepal
Islamic calendars
OccurrenceEquivalent Gregorian datesCountry
20 Jumada al-Thani[n 1]20 April 2014
10 April 2015
30 March 2016
 Iran[35]

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