In this Blog, Father’s Day, I look for information on Father’s Day and find out Why Father’s Day, is Celebrated and Why. When did the Father’s Day Celebration initially start, and in which country and by Whom?… Think about the Significance of this, Father’s Day, Celebration. How do we, celebrate Father’s Day?. I introduce my version of a Gift card, for Father’s Day.
Father’s Day?–Father’s day is a Celebration to honour Fathers and Forefathers. This Celebration is celebrated in many Countries in the world, to Express our gratitude for Our fathers. You give Gift cards, bouquets, artificial flowers, quotations, show pieces and many other Thoughtful gifts to your Fathers. In todays Celebration of Father’s day, Gratitude is given also to Step fathers, grandfathers, father in-laws, uncles, and Fathers. Father’s day is celebrated also by, giving Special dinners, to Fathers and Towards Family Orientated activities. The idea of Father’s day celebration was Celebrated in 1909, by Mrs Sonora Louise Smart Dodd, from Spokare in the United States of America. Sonora was very close to her Father, Mr William Jackson Smart, a Civil War Veteran.
Sonora , thought if we Celebrated a day in Honour of our Mother, then we should Celebrate, Our Fathers.
The following Painting, is my version of a Father’s Day, Handmade Art Creation, card made in my Unique, Style and technique. The Card was drawn on Acid free, Creatives Watercolour, Textured Paper, which is my preferred paper, to use. Then I Coloured, the Card in Watercolour, Creative Colours. The completed card, was finished, in Sharpie Black–Fine-liner, marker.
Father’s Day. Mixed Media. By: Marie. Crimi. 2019.
Finally in, 1972, President Richard Nixon, made Father’s Day a National Day of Observance. In the world, the Date is different for Celebrating Father’s day, and the way in which, People celebrate Father’s day, is different in every situation. ( Free–Information, taken from the Initial, Father’s Day, History. USA.)
Father’s Day in Australia–Many Australians observe Father’s day on the First Sunday of September. This is the day for People to show and Express, their Appreciation for their, Fathers and Father figures.
Father figures, can include Step fathers, father-in-laws, guardians, ( Foster Parents ), and family friends.
Is Father’s Day A Public Holiday?–Father’s Day in Australia is Celebrated on the 1 September 2019, this year, and is not a Public holiday, most Businesses follow the regular Sunday opening hours, in Australia, on Father’s Day.
What do People do, on Father’s Day in Australia?–The Acts of Appreciation, to Fathers are made in different ways.
- A Day in the Park, movies, at the zoo, or another place of interest.
- Handmade or purchased, cards are gifted.
- Presents- food baskets, chocolates, clothing, equipment for hobbies, or gift vouchers are given to Fathers.
- Breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners at home, in a Restaurant, or in a cafe’.
- Father’s day, Charity activities, fun runs, special gifts, raising money for services–visually impaired.
- Some families may prefer, to visit places of Worship, Churches, Synagogues or Mosques.
Father Day Stories–Focus on the Challenges that some Fathers faced, and achievements, that they made to provide, the Best for their children, in Australia.
History–There are suggestions that this idea, for Father’s Day, maybe Originated in Pagan Sun Worship. Where Paganism saw the Sun, as the Father of the Universe. In some Countries, the Father’s Day Celebration, is Celebrated on the Third Sunday of June, which is closer to the June– Solstice.
The Symbols for Father’s Day–The Images of Fathers, or Father figures, and the words ‘Happy Father’s Day ‘ are put on Marketing material, such as Posters, Postcards, and Advertisements, to Promote Father’s day. ( Information, How Australia, Celebrates Father’s Day ).
In Concluding this BLOG, on Father’s Day, we can all agree that Father’s Day is a Very Important, DAY, to Celebrate each Year. Our Father’s are Important and Interesting Individuals, who have many stories, and experiences to tell us about. Remember we OWE our Fathers, Respect, Recognition and Love, all the Days of Their Lives. When our Fathers Pass On, we must Remember them Always, because they are the reason we are, HERE, Living and Breathing, Each and Every Day.
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