Parents' Day

Parents' Day

Parents' Day is a holiday similar to a combination of Father's Day and Mother's Day.

Parents' Day in South Korea

In the Republic of Korea, Parents' Day (어버이 날) is celebrated on May 8. Usually, one gives a carnation with presents to his/her parents and/or sings the Parents' Day song.

Parents' Day in the United States

In the United States, Parents' Day is held on the fourth Sunday of every July. This was established in 1994 when President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into law (usc|36|135) for "recognizing, uplifting, and supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children."

Parents Day, proclaimed by a joint Congressional Resolution, is an opportunity to uplift parenthood and to highlight the important roles parents have in helping their children grow up to be all that they can be. It's an opportunity for parents to re-examine their priorities, and re-dedicate their commitment to not let life's problems and concerns take precedence over our responsibilities as parents to help nurture our children. Parents' Day is a time for communities to celebrate our dedicated parents who strive to raise their children with unconditional love, often putting self-gratification aside to nurture their children in a loving environment.

Parents' Day in Vietnam

In Vietnam, Parents' Day is held on July 7.

ee also

* Public holidays in South Korea
* Holidays of the United States

External links

* [ White House press release proclaiming Sunday, July 23, 2006 as Parents' Day.]

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