Mother's Day in Hong Kong
Mother's Day in Hong Kong is held on May 5. Also Hungary, Lithuania, Mozambique, Portugal, Spain, Romania; celebrated on the first Sunday in May. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us
Every Mother's Day there are approximately 152 million Mother's Day cards sent. Carnations have a special meaning on Mother's Day. Anna Reeves Jarvis used the carnation on Mother's Day to symbolize whether your mother was living. A red carnation meant she was, and a white meant she had passed.
Due to its long tradition of Confucian filial piety, some may argue that every day is Mother's Day in China. But since the 1980s, the country has taken a cue from its Western neighbors and celebrated moms every second Sunday in May, often with bouquets of red carnations.
A meme you might have seen says Mother's Day is the day with the lowest crime each year. But there is no evidence to back that up. The website Snopes did a rudimentary check of the available data and found nothing unusual about the number of arrests on Mother's Day.
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