When is Father’s Day ?

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fathersday[1]Fathers Day Festival is celebrated on different dates in different countries. Most countries including US, UK, Canada, Chile, France, Japan and India celebrate Fathers Day on the third Sunday in June. President Richard Nixon declared the date of Father’s Day festival in US in 1972.
Though the date of Father’s Day is not fixed in countries around the world and even the manner of celebrations differ in several countries but everywhere the spirit behind the celebration of festival is just the same. All over the world people celebrate Father’s Day to honour their father and express love for them. To celebrate the occasion of Father Day children give cards, flowers and other gifts of love to their father.
Father’s Day Date in Different Countries
Argentina: Third Sunday in the month of June
Canada: Third Sunday in the month of June
Chile: Third Sunday in the month of June
France: Third Sunday in the month of June
Japan: Third Sunday in the month of June
Netherlands: Third Sunday in the month of June
United States: Third Sunday in the month of June
United Kingdom: Third Sunday in the month of June
Malta: Third Sunday in the month of June
Austria: Second Sunday in the month of June
Australia: First Sunday in the month of September
New Zealand: First Sunday in the month of September
Belgium: St Joseph’s Day (March 19), and the second Sunday in June “Secular”
Portugal: St. Joseph’s Day – March 19
Spain: St. Joseph’s Day – March 19
Brazil: Second Sunday in the month of August
Bulgaria: June 20
Denmark: June 5, same day as Constitution Day
Germany: on Ascension Day (40 days after Easter)
Republic of Korea: May 8, Parents’ Day
Lithuania: First Sunday in June
Republic of China (Taiwan): August 8
Scandinavia: Second Sunday in the month of November
Finland: Second Sunday in the month of November
Norway: Second Sunday in the month of November
Sweden: Second Sunday in the month of November
Thailand: December 5 (Birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej)

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