Father’s Day Traditions Around the World

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father's day traditions around the world

father's day traditions around the world

In the United States, dads have it pretty good on Father’s Day. Breakfast in bed, a few thoughtful gifts, and some quiet time with your family make for a nice day. But dads in other countries like to celebrate Father’s Day a bit differently. Some like to drink and hang out with their buddies while others enjoy a brisk 21-kilometer run. To give you an idea of how (and when) Father’s Day is celebrated around the world, we’ve compiled a list of Father’s Day traditions in ten countries. Scroll through the graphics below to see how global dads enjoy their special day.

Russia – С днем отца

Celebrate the Fatherland! And dad too.

 

father's day in russia

Portugal – Feliz dia dos pais

Just like American Father’s Day, but with fewer ties.

father's day in portugal

Germany – Alles Gute zum Vetertag

A day to do manly things with manly men.

father's day in germany

 

Thailand – S̄uk̄hs̄ạnt̒ wạn ph̀x

I hope you look good in Yellow.

father's day in thailand

 

Mexico – Feliz Día del Padre

Happy Father’s Day. Now run 21 kilometers

father's day in mexico

 

South Africa – Happy Father’s Day

Let me tell you about the one that got away…

father's day in south africa

 

Japan – Chichi no hi, omedeto

Flowers, beer, and shrimp. What more could you want?

father's day in japan

 

Nepal – Pitā divasakō śubhakāmanā

“Cow earned no moon night”

father's day in nepal

 

New Zealand – Happy Father’s Day

I’ll take an Earl Grey, please.

Pitā divasakō śubhakāmanā

 

Finland – hyvää isänpäivää

Sleep in, dad. You deserve it.

father's day in finland

 

Stay Strong,

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Join the Conversation: How do you celebrate Father’s Day?

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Frederick J. Goodall

Frederick J. Goodall is the founder of Mocha Dad - a parenting website focused on fatherhood. He is passionate about parenting and helping men to be great dads, husbands, and role models. You can contact him at fjgoodall@mochadad.com or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mochadad

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