International Women's Day has a history of more than 100 years. Nowadays it is an official holiday in many countries. Always on the 8th of March numerous events are hold around the globe to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. By now it is common for men to show their respect and honour their mothers, wives, girlfriends, colleagues, etc with flowers and small gifts. Please see here our choice of stunningly beautiful flowers such as roses, gerbera, lilies, tulips and many more.
Origin of the International Women's Day
The International Women's Day was founded officially in Copenhagen in 1910, with the demand for active and passive voting rights for women. In Austria, this claim was fullfilled in 1918, when the general right to vote was released. Still today, women fight for implementation of equality within the society, politic and their professional life. But also topics, such as violance against women, are raised on that day.
Traditions for the International Women's Day
Especially in their professional life, the International Women's Day is celebrated. Traditionally, the boss gives his or her femal employees flowers for this special day. Most common is a single rose. In some countries, like Russia, the Women's Day is an offical bank holiday. There they get many presents for this occassion - parfume, pralines and flowers are the most common gifts for the Women's Day.
The International Women's Day is a good opportunity to show a special women how much you look up to her. Women how do much for the society, who work hard, mothers, wifes, strong, independent women, caring women, dream women... the list could go on and on. Our flower delivery service will help you to express your admiration to a special women in your life!