Interesting facts – grandmother's day and grandfather's day
“Family faces are like magic mirrors. Looking at the people of the family, we see, your past, present and future.” – Gail Lumet Buckley.
Following the example of Mother's Day and Father's Day, Grandma's and Grandfather's Day is celebrated in different parts of the world to show their importance in our society and culture.. The day is not celebrated only to show respect for grandparents, but it also helps to strengthen the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren. This is a great opportunity for children and grandchildren, to thank grandparents for their love, support and sympathy. She helps her grandchildren to express affectionate feelings for their grandparents. The day is celebrated with a good time. Grandchildren are having picnics, trips, parties and give their grandparents various gifts. Grandparents' day is the best time for a family reunion, and also gives you a great deal, to catch up with family members. if you want to, so that your grandparents know, how much you care about them, how much you love them is the best time, to express your sincere emotions. Make an appointment for a big party and make grandma and grandpa feel very special on this day.
The celebration of Grandma's and Grandpa's Day officially began in 1995 year. This day is celebrated to show the importance of grandparents in society. The celebration takes place on the second Sunday in September each year and is a national holiday.
Grandma and Grandpa Day was officially celebrated for the first time in Queensland on the first Sunday in November 2010 year.
France began celebrating Grandparents' Day 1987 year. This day falls on the first Sunday in March each year.
Grandparents' Day was celebrated for the first time in 2010 on the second Sunday of September.
The US celebrates National Grandparents Day on the first Sunday after Labor Day in September.
In Great Britain, grandparents' day has been celebrated since 1990 year. The celebration was first introduced by “Age Concern”. The day is celebrated on the first Sunday in October each year.
In Poland, grandparents' day is celebrated separately as grandmother's day and grandfather's day. Grandma's Day is celebrated 21 January, and grandparents what their day the next day – 22 January. The celebration was first introduced in 1964 years by the popular magazine and gained importance in 1965 year.
Italy celebrates its grandparents' day 2 October. The celebration was first introduced in 2005 r. and since then there has been an increasing interest in the celebration.