PNG prepares to honour mothers on upcoming Mother’s Day

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – As the month of May progresses, people across the world are preparing to celebrate Mother’s Day, a special occasion honouring the mother of the family or individual, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. In Papua New Guinea, Mother’s Day falls on the 14th of May 2023, and preparations are already underway to make it a memorable occasion.

The celebration of Mother’s Day in PNG is part of a global tradition that honours and appreciates the contributions of mothers in raising children and nurturing families. While the day is celebrated on different dates in various parts of the world, in PNG, it is typically marked on the second Sunday of May each year.

As the date approaches, people in PNG are already busy with preparations to make the day special for their mothers. From buying gifts and preparing special meals to organising community events and gatherings, there is a buzz of excitement in the air as people eagerly anticipate the arrival of Mother’s Day.

The celebration of Mother’s Day is an important tradition that highlights the critical role that mothers play in society. It provides an opportunity for families and communities to come together and show their appreciation for the hard work, dedication, and sacrifices that mothers make every day.

While some may argue that Mother’s Day has become overly commercialized, with companies using the occasion to sell products and services, it is important to remember the original purpose of the day. Mother’s Day is not just about buying gifts and cards; it is about honouring and recognizing the important contributions that mothers make to society.

As the people of Papua New Guinea prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 14th, they will no doubt take time to reflect on the important role that mothers play in their lives and in society as a whole. Whether through a small gesture or a grand celebration, Mother’s Day is a time to show appreciation for the amazing women who have shaped our lives and made us who we are today.

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