Panama Mother’s Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Thursday, December 8th. There are until the next observance.
Mother’s Day is observed in Panama every year on December 8. The day is a national holiday that is observed across the country. The celebration is always long and full, as it should be in honor of all the wonderful moms around the country who have lavished their children with their love.
📆 When is Panama Mother’s Day?
This year, Panama Mother’s Day is on December 8th. It is the 2nd Thursday in December; in 2023, it is on Friday.
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📜 History of Panama Mother’s Day
The Catholic Panamanians allegedly planned to make the feast of the Immaculate Conception a national holiday, but were met with opposition from members of the secular population who wanted to keep church and state activities apart. They all agreed to celebrate Mother’s Day in conjunction with the feast.
On this day, towns will stage huge processions through local streets, and festivities will last all day.
In the indigenous Ngäbe villages, the entire community comes together to celebrate. The women will dress to the nines, decorating themselves with jewelry and applying cosmetics. The men will arrange a large feast for everyone to eat and drink. As night falls, music is played, and everyone dances until the wee hours of the morning.
☑️ Panama Mother’s Day facts
✅ Largely populated by Catholics
Panama has been colonized by Catholic Spanish immigrants since the early 1500s, and around 70% of the population is Roman Catholic today.
✅ First Coca-Cola customers outside the U.S.
Coca-Cola was sold for the first time outside of the United States.
✅ They love baseball
Baseball is the national sport of Panama, and the country has regional teams as well as a national squad that competes in international games.
✨ Things to do on Panama Mother’s Day
⚡ Take your mother for a treat
This is an excellent day to spoil your mother or a mother figure. Take her out and make her day special, whether it’s to a spa, a performance, the shops, or supper.
⚡ Get her gifts
You can choose to take her shopping or to purchase her items that she will enjoy. This is an act she will undoubtedly enjoy and appreciate.
⚡ Write her a heartfelt letter of appreciation
Gratitude is best expressed via words. Take the time to compose a heartfelt letter to thank your mother for her many years of care; you will be doing something she will remember.
📅 Panama Mother’s Day Observances
See all December holidays, including Federal and other Love holidays.
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