Father’s Day is a day that is celebrated to honor the existence of fathers and fatherhood and the importance of fathers in society. Father’s Day is celebrated as a weekend festival in the US and many other countries around the world also celebrate the day. On this day, children wish their fathers with fathers day wishes, quotes and greetings. It is customary to offer cards and gifts to fathers on father’s day.
Father’s day is usually celebrated on the third Sunday of June every year in most of the countries around the world, but some countries also observe it on other days.
In 2017, Father’s day will be celebrated on Sunday, 18th June.
Father’s Day was first started in the US in 20th century to complement Mother’s Day to honor fathers and to celebrate parenthood. Since then, many countries started celebrating the day and today, it is celebrated in almost every part of the world including Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, etc.
Father’s day is celebrated to honor not only fathers, but also grandfathers and great-grandfathers. It is not a federal holiday. People in different parts of the world have different ways of celebrating fathers day. The day is usually celebrated with cards, gifts, wishes, and by spending time with family.
Mrs. Sonora Dodd is said to be the person to suggest the idea of celebrating Father’s day in honor of fatherhood.
Happy Fathers Day is the most commonly used term on father’s day. People use it to wish their fathers for the day and for their contribution and role in their life. Happy Father’s day is also one of the most widely used wishes. Father’s day is an important day for fathers as well as children. Do not miss the chance to tell your father how much you love, respect and care for him.
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