Mother's Day is a festival of thanks to the mother, which first appeared in ancient Greece; the modern Mother's Day originated in the United States and is the second Sunday of May each year.
Mothers usually receive gifts on this day, carnations are regarded as flowers for mothers, and Chinese mothers are sedge flowers, also called forget-me-nots.
Mother's Day is only popular after China's Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions have entered the mainland.
The jewels, the carnations symbolizing maternal love, the special love desserts, and the exquisite hand-made greeting cards have become gifts for people to offer their love to their mothers. In the 1980s, Mother's Day was gradually accepted by the people of mainland China. Since 1988, some cities, such as Guangzhou in southern China, have begun to celebrate the Mother's Day and have selected the “good mother” as one of the contents. At the end of the 20th century, with the increasing integration of China and the international community, the festival of Mother's Day has been increasingly promoted throughout mainland China. More and more people are beginning to accept the concept of Mother's Day. On the second Sunday of May each year, the Chinese Together with people from other countries around the world, we express our gratitude to mothers for their kindness in a variety of ways. Mother and Son Of course, the Chinese Mother's Day has a more Chinese taste. The Chinese express their deep affection in their own unique way. On Mother's Day, people will give their mother flowers, cakes, homemade meals and other gifts. Chinese children who respect their parents from an early age will try to cook for their mothers, wash their faces, make up, play music, draw pictures, and let the mothers happily celebrate the holidays. On this day, in addition to honouring their own mothers, they will reward their relatives with more mothers through charitable fundraising and volunteer service .
On Mother's Day, Chinese mothers will hold cooking competitions, fashion shows and other activities to celebrate their festivals. Various activities will be held in various places, such as organizing mothers' travel and selecting excellent mothers.
Mother's Day, which respects mothers and promotes motherly love, has become a customary festival in China. By now, the Mother's Day on the second Sunday of May every year has become a must-have for the public. As Mother's Day becomes a public holiday, the Chinese can finally express their deep feelings towards the mother in this day.
On November 13, 2006, Li Hanqiu, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, proposed the establishment of the Chinese Mother's Day with the title "Creating Chinese Mother's Day" and proposed that Mengmu can be the image of China's Mother's Day. In December 2006, the four Chinese “Mother's Day” core sponsors, including the Chinese Cultural Association's Festival Emblem Culture Committee, the Zoucheng Municipal Committee, the Beijing Oriental Moral Institute, and the Shijiazhuang Primary and Secondary School Students' Comprehensive Practice Activity Base, officially established the “Chinese Mother's Day”. The promotion meeting decided to set the second day of the fourth month of the lunar calendar, that is, Meng Musheng Mencius, as the Chinese Mother's Day, and decided to hold a series of celebrations on the occasion of the first Chinese Mother's Day .
The popular Mother's Day in the world is the second Sunday in May, the first in the United States.