Father’s Day Indonesia
Today Wednesday, 12 November 2014 Google Indonesia announced Father’s Day in Indonesia. In almost all countries Father’s Day is celebrated on a Sunday and I was quite surprised to find out that Father’s Day in Indonesia is celebrated on the 12th of November every year irrespective of the day.
It is also interesting to note that the Father’s Day Google Doodle for Indonesia is the same sketch as what Google used for most other Father’s Day announcements in other countries earlier this year. The Doodle showcase a Dad and his two kids, a boy and a girl having fun in presumably a do-it-yourself plane cross go-kart
Father’s Day in Indonesia should not be confused with International Men’s Day which is celebrated on the 19th of November 2014.
International Men’s Day 2014
bjectives of International Men’s Day include a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. It is an occasion for men to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care while highlighting the discrimination against them.
The November IMD is a significant date as it interfaces the popular ‘Movember’ charity event and also with Universal Children’s Day on Nov 20 with which IMD forms a 48 hour celebration of men and children respectively, and of the special relationships they share.
If you are a Father in Indonesia today, we would like to wish you a Happy Father’s Day, and if you are a child use today wisely to thank your father for his contributions in your life!