Father’s day 2021

Father's day 2021

Father’s Day is a blessed day in various countries around the world, the date of which is determined by the culture, customs, and religion of the people in that country. Some countries celebrate this day in parallel with their religious holidays, other countries celebrate the anniversary of a historical event as Father’s Day, and still, others set the date of this day based on their cultural events. There are also countries that do not have Father’s Day on their calendars and only celebrate their fathers’ birthdays. In some other countries, however, Father’s Day is celebrated several times a year. In the following, you will see the list of Father’s Day dates around the world in 2021.

Father’s Day around the world in 2021

The exact date of this day varies from year to year in some countries, while in others it is fixed. In Japan and China, for example, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June. Also in the United States of America, the third Sunday in June was officially added to the list of public holidays as Father’s Day in 1972. Therefore, the exact date of this day in these countries changes every year. In 2021 it was June 20, but in 2023 it fell on June 18. But in Egypt and Lebanon, June 21 is celebrated as Father’s Day every year, and the date of this celebration is fixed in these countries.

the following table shows the exact date of Father’s Day in 2021 in different countries of the world. You can also check the date of Father’s Day in 2023 as well as Father’s Day in 2022 around the world on our website.

When is father’s day 2021

Country nameFather’s Day 2021Day counter
 Bulgaria26 December 2021Passed
 Thailand 5 December 2021Passed
14 November 2021
(Second Sunday in November)
 Indonesia12 November 2021Passed
 Russia17 October 2021
(Third Sunday in October)
 Luxembourg3 October 2021
(First Sunday in October)
 New Zealand
5 September 2021
(First Sunday in September)
 Brazil8 August 2021
(Second Sunday in August)
 Taiwan8 August 2021Passed
 Uruguay11 July 2021
(Second Sunday in July)
 Haiti27 June 2021
(Last Sunday in June)
 United Arab Emirates
21 June 2021Passed
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Czech Republic
 Hong Kong
 South Africa
 United Kingdom
 United States
20 June 2021
(Third Sunday in June)
12 June 2021
(Second Sunday in June)
6 June 2021
(First Sunday in June)
19 March 2021Passed
25 February 2021
(13 Rajab, Ali Ibn Abi Talib birthday)
When is father’s day around the world

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a national holiday in the United States celebrated on the third Sunday in June. Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, is considered the founder of this holiday. Her father, a Civil War soldier, raised her and her five siblings after their mother died in childbirth. She is credited with coming up with the idea in 1909 while listening to a sermon about Mother’s Day, which was just beginning to gain acceptance as a recognized holiday.

The first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, the month of Dodd’s father’s birthday, thanks to the support of local church authorities. U.S. President Calvin Coolidge supported the celebration in 1924, and in 1966 President Lyndon B. Johnson honored the day with a proclamation. When President Richard Nixon signed a law making the third Sunday in June Father’s Day, the day was declared a national holiday.

What do people do on Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is an opportunity to recognize and honor your father’s influence on your life. Many people send their fathers cards, gifts, or both. Sports equipment, electronic devices, outdoor cooking utensils, and DIY tools are typical Father’s Day gifts.

Since Father’s Day is a relatively new event, different families celebrate it in different ways. These can be as simple as a phone call or a congratulatory message, or as elaborate as a gathering to honor all the “dads” in a particular extended family. Fathers, stepfathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and even other male relatives can serve as father figures. Many schools and Sunday schools help their students create homemade cards or small gifts for their fathers in the days and weeks leading up to Father’s Day.




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