Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Valencia, the first city in Venezuela to adopt a Mother’s Day celebration

Mother’s Day is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world after Christmas and it is quite a tradition to honor her with gifts on that day.

In Venezuela, historically the first city to adopt this commemoration was Valencia in the state of Carabobo, 102 years ago.

How was the celebration born in Venezuela?

according to one historian Francisco Jesus Velasquez Arque published in Sellers The founder of the Sociedad de Beneficencia was Dr. Jesus Maria Arcau Smith. “Charity and Harmony”, who proposed a holiday in the country. As described, the renowned doctor based in Valencia also raised Celebration In 1921, in society.

Thus, the first celebration of Mother’s Day was held on May 24 of that year with the distribution of bouquets of flowers blessed by Father Pedro Alfonso.

Similarly, according to Velasquez, on 21 July of the same year, Dr. Arcau asked the municipality of Valencia to issue regulations for the celebration and this was done.

Later, the same doctor was in charge of promoting the initiative in other municipalities of the country. in the same year managed to get 82 city councils to join the festivities,

His efforts made it possible for the National Congress to approve the celebration in 1924.

From now on every year Mother’s Day is celebrated on every second Sunday of May. And although many people believe that every day is Mother’s Day, The date is dedicated to make him a special symbol of love,

Monument to the Three Mothers

The celebration of Mother’s Day was taking shape and strength. And in 1925 the monument was inaugurated in Valencia “Three Mothers” Which is currently at the intersection of the same name, located in the Camoruco sector, behind the Red Cross hospital.

The monument is composed of three figures. One represents the Motherland, the other the Mother of Man and the third the Mother of God, i.e. the Virgin Mary.

Day to honor all mothers

sociologist’s point of view ezekiel aranguran There is no social distancing on Mother’s Day. They are all adorned.

“The day does not carry the meaning that other levels of life might have, because the mother carries within herself a very broad concept of humanity, and that is the true meaning of being a mother,” she believed.

Nation World News Desk
Nation World News Deskhttps://nationworldnews.com/
Nation World News is the fastest emerging news website covering all the latest news, world’s top stories, science news entertainment sports cricket’s latest discoveries, new technology gadgets, politics news, and more.
Latest news
Related news


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here