5 Father’s Day Celebration Traditions From Around The Globe
What image comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘father’? A strict disciplinarian, a friend who is always there for you, or a mentor? Fathers play many important roles in our lives though sometimes they may seem too strict. They shower you with their unconditional love and always stand beside you, no matter what the circumstances. If you want to thank your dad for helping you become the person you are today, set a reminder for 18th June, 2017, to celebrate Father’s Day with the rest of the world. To help you make your dad feel special, Archies carries some exclusive Father’s Day hampers and expressive cards. Also, to help you get in the spirit of Father’s Day celebration and understand how the world comes together to say a big ‘thank you’ to all fathers, we have compiled some novel Father’s Day traditions from around the globe. Take a look.
1. Pink Attire (Thailand)
Thais consider their late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as the Father of the Nation. Father’s Day in Thailand is celebrated on his birthday (Dec 5). To honor their beloved leader, Thais wear pink on this day and kids gift a canna flower to their father. To add a little spice to your Father’s Day celebration, do it the Thais way by dressing (along with other family members) in your father’s favorite color, if not pink.
2. Hikes and Drinking Fests (Germany)
On Father’s Day, German men celebrate manhood by participating in men only hikes that include barrels filled with local wines, beer and regional food. Many men also go to beer gardens, where they drink all day. So, this Father’s Day why not take a cue from Germans and conduct activities, such as attending a beer tasting session,and going on a trek with your dad and his gang to help them have a fun-filled day.
3. Fishing and Gifting Handmade Items (South Africa)
On Father’s Day, kids in South Africa gift novelties, such as handmade cards, necktie, and flowers to their fathers. On this day, many families go on a fishing trip or enjoy picnic with their loved ones. This Father’s Day spend some quality time together, organize a fishing trip or an outing with your family members, which can also become a tradition for your family.
4. Preparing Seafood Dinner and Gifting Flowers (Japan)
Kids in Japan celebrate Father’s Day by gifting their fathers fresh flowers, handmade beer glasses, a box of Japanese sweets, and perfumes. Most families celebrate the day by having seafood for dinner. You too can help your dad feel special this Father’s Day by preparing his favorite delicacy for dinner. After dinner, gift him a box of his favorite chocolates, which is sure to bring a big smile on his face.
5. Racing (Mexico)
Mexican kids thank their dad for enduring hardships and making numerous sacrifices everyday by presenting gifts and preparing meals. On this day, several Mexicans participate in a city wide 21km race organized in Bosque de Tlalpan. To stay fit the fun way, you too can start the tradition of organizing a family run on Father’s Day.
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