El Amanecer Restaurant

The International PuPusa Day

November 18 2007

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The Day of the Father is a paternity by men,

as the Day of the Mother celebrates, the maternity and the maternal raising.

Typically the tradition is to give gifts to the parents and to celebrate, are the main event of the day.

The Day of the Father is celebrated in different dates from the year according to the country, as it is seen more down.

In the last years, the retail salesmen have promoted the sale of gifts oriented to the men like hardware or tools

To a great extent of the world, Day of the Father has settled down exists to honor to the parents or masculine ancestors.

In the tradition, the day of the father is the day of San jose in the catholic santoral.

Australia and New Zealand: the first Sunday in September.

Argentina,Ecuador, Colombia,France, Japan and the Netherlands: the third Sunday in June. Mexico, the United States, Philippines, Peru, United Kingdom, Panama and Venezuela: the third Sunday in June.

Belgium: the day of San jose that is the 19 of March, and the second Sunday in June (“secular”)

Chile: the second Sunday in June.

Brazil: the second Sunday in August.

Bulgaria: 20 of June.

Germany: in the Day of the Ascent.

Lituania : the first Sunday in June.

Nicaragua : 23 of June.

Taiwan : 8 of August.

Scandinavia including Finland: the second Sunday in November.

Spain, Portugal , Bolivia , Italy , Honduras , and other countries:19 of March.

Thailand: 5 of December, birthday of king Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Uruguay: the third Sunday in July.

Guatemala and El Salvador: 17 of June.

Dominican republic: the last Sunday of July.

Poland:23 of June.

Greece: 16 of June

United States

In the United States, the first modern Father's Day celebration was held on July 5, 1908, in Fairmont, West Virginia.

It was first celebrated as a church service at Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church South, now known as Central United Methodist Church.

Grace Golden Clayton, who is believed to have suggested the service to the pastor, is believed to have been inspired to celebrate fathers after the deadly mine explosion in nearby Monongah the prior December.

This explosion killed 361 men, many of them fathers and recent immigrants to the United States from Italy.

Another possible inspiration for the service was Mother's Day, which was recently celebrated for the first time in Grafton, West Virginia, a town about 15 miles away.

Fathers day originates as far back as [1839] in celebration of the fathers that went to war in the Battle of Iransop in which 123 fathers lost their lives defending the outpost.

Another driving force behind the establishment of the integration of Father's Day was Mrs. Sonora Smart Dodd, born in Creston, Washington.

Her father, the Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, as a single parent raised his six children in Spokane, Washington.

She was inspired by Anna Jarvis's efforts to establish Mother's Day.

Although she initially suggested June 5, the anniversary of her father's death, she did not provide the organizers with enough time to make arrangements, and the celebration was deferred to the third Sunday of June.

The first June Father's Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in Spokane.

Unofficial support from such figures as William Jennings Bryan was immediate and widespread

. President Woodrow Wilson was personally feted by his family in 1916.

President Calvin Coolidge recommended it as a national holiday in 1924.

In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson made Father's Day a holiday to be celebrated on the third Sunday of June.

The holiday was not officially recognized until 1972, during the presidency of Richard Nixon.

In recent years, retailers have adapted to the holiday by promoting male-oriented gifts such as electronics and tools.

Schools and other children's programs commonly have activities to make Father's Day gifts.

Roman Catholic tradition

In the Roman Catholic tradition, Father's Day is celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day, 19 March, though in most countries Father's Day is a secular celebration.


Hiking tour at the VatertagIn Germany father's day,

Vatertag, is always celebrated on the Thursday two weeks before Pentecost, also known as Ascension Day.

It is also called men-day, Männertag, or gents-day, Herrentag.

It is tradition to do a hiking tour with one or more smaller wagons, Bollerwagen, pulled by manpower.

In the wagons are wine, beer and traditional food, Hausmannskost, such as Saumagen, Liverwurst, Black pudding, vegetables, eggs, etc.

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