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This chapter informs the readers about the date and day of Grandparent's Day.
Grandparent’s Day Calendar 2016
11th September 2016
National Grandparent’s Day is a secular holiday celebrated to honour grandparents for their contribution in our lives and to give grandparents an opportunity to show love to their grandchildren. Grandparents give us wonderful memories and are our very first partner in crime, who save us from our parents when we do some mischief. To re-live those days we dedicate a special day to our grandparents. If you want to know when is Grandparent’s Day in 2016, then let us tell you that it falls on the 11th of September, Sunday. Every year it falls on the second Sunday of September. Although this day is mainly and widely celebrated in USA, you can cherish this day by sending gifts to India to your Grandparents.
As the number of grandparents continues to grow so does the impact they make on the lives of their grandchildren. Send online gifts to India to show your love to your grandparents. You may be away from them yet you could make them feel loved with heart warming gifts. In India as well this day is celebrated in grandeur especially in schools, where grandparents are invited to schools and programmes are held for them where children perform.
History Of Grandparents Day :
In the United States it is observed since 1978 when it was officially proclaimed on August 3rd. The purpose of the Grandparent's Day was beautifully summarized in the proclamation: "The elders of each family have the responsibility for setting the moral tone for the family and for passing on the traditional values of our Nation to their children and grandchildren. They bore the hardships and made the sacrifices that produced much of the progress and comfort we enjoy today." (Jimmy Carter, President of the United States of America, Proclamation 4580 - National Grandparents Day, 1978 August 3, 1978).
Observance Of Grandparent’s Day :
The official flower of the U.S. National Grandparents Day is the forget-me-not which blooms in the spring. The official song of the U.S. National Grandparents Day holiday is "Song for Grandma and Grandpa" by Johnny Prill. Grandparent's Day is officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers Day and Grandfathers Day.
Grandparent’s Day Gift Ideas :
Grandparents Day is a great time to send gifts to your loving grannies in India and help spread the happiness to your loved grandparents. You can send Sweets, Fruits and Dry Fruits etc as gifts. These gifts are sure to delight your loved ones and make them live this auspicious moment once again.