When is father’s day celebrated? Father’s day date in 2018.

Father’s day, the day to honor paternal bonds and pay your gratitude towards your father is celebrated all across the globe. However, the date on which it is celebrated is not the same everywhere. We encounter different father’s day date in different countries.

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Reason for different father’s day date in different Countries.

As we know from the history of father’s day, it emerged during different eras at different places. As the idea started spreading and other countries came to know about it, they were amused by the concept and couldn’t wait another year to hold the ceremony. So different countries started celebrating father’s day at different times of the year and hence the dates are not the same everywhere.

 Dates in different countries:
Date Country
February 23 Russia
March 19  Italy, Portugal, Spain
May 7 Kazakhstan
May 8 South Korea
Second Sunday in may Romania
Third Sunday in May Tonga
First Sunday in June Switzerland
June 5 Denmark
Second Sunday in June Austria
Third Sunday in June Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Netherlands, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States
June 21 Egypt, Syria
June 22 Jersey
June 23 Poland
Second Sunday in August Brazil
First Sunday in September Australia, New Zealand
Second Sunday in November Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Norway
November 12 Indonesia
December 5 Thailand
December 26 Bulgaria


Whatever may be the date, the unison purpose of thanking and making the fathers feel important is fulfilled at every place. The dates, the ceremonies, the places may be different, but the love and respect for fathers remains the same in each corner of the world!

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