• May 12th, 2014

    Mother's Day celebrated with a new Mexican stamp

    Correos de Mexico issued a stamp to celebrate Mother's Day 2014. Mother's Day (El Dia de la Madre) is a popular celebration for mothers and mother figures across Mexico on May 10. Mothers and mother figures are given flowers, cards, candy, and other gifts that symbolize appreciation, respect and love. It is a bittersweet day for moms of missing children (desaparecidos). Groups of these mothers pro ...
  • May 3rd, 2013

    Stamp from Lithuania for Mothers with a Drawing of a Three-Year-Old Girl

    This year Lithuania Post is inviting to congratulate all mothers on the occasion of Mother's Day by sending a postcard with a stamp created specially for this day. The stamp dedicated to Mother's Day is special for its author, namely a three-year-old girl Gryte Kucinskaite. "The rules of the contest said that a child's drawing must be used for the design of the stamp. As my niece likes drawing, I ...
  • May 14th, 2011

    Mother's Day stamp from Uruguay

    Correo Uruguayo has issued a stamp dedicated to the celebration of Mother's Day. From the very beginning, Mother's Day was established as a day for each family to honour mothers and motherhood. The modern Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, yet most commonly in March, April, or May. ...
  • April 25th, 2010

    Mother's Day stamp from Mexico

    On the 23 of April the Mexican Post issued a stamp commemorating the Mother's Day. The modern Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in May or in March/April, as a day to honor mothers and motherhood. The holiday was imported to Mexico from the USA in 1922, with the newspaper "Excelsior" making a massive promotion campaign that year. Nowadays the holid ...