Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. Mother's Day is celebrated in more than 46 countries throughout the world. On this day, some people spend time with their mother, some people pray in churches in honor of mothers, while some gift them presents on this day to express their love. Some may have lunch or dinner at home with the family.
However you celebrate this day, we wish everyone a Happy Mother's Day! We hope that you enjoy the day with those that you love and create precious memories together. Enjoy!
January 1 marks the New Year in the Gregorian calendar, and is celebrated by many communities world-wide. Korean New Year was originally a lunar festival, called Son-nal, held at the beginning of the second new moon after the winter solstice (December 21 or 22). Nowadays, New Year's is often celebrated on the solar New Year, January 1st. Many Korean families use this day to honor ancestors, have special food, and play traditional games. Oshogatsu (January 1-3) is an important festival for many Japanese people. Some gather with friends and families to say good-bye to the old year at forgetting parties. They also say hello to the New Year. Many Japanese, some of whom practice Shintoism, welcome in the New Year with prayers for renewal of hearts, good health, and prosperity. In North America, January 1 has become a day for Buddhists of all schools to attend a special service in the local temple. For many people, New Year's Eve is a secular holiday and has become an occasion fo