Indonesian children wash their mother's feet on Mother’s Day

Hundreds of children wash their mother's feet

to celebrate Mother's Day in Indonesia

LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia

The act is viewed as a sign of love from a child to their mother

(SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) 53-YEAR-OLD EVENT PARTICIPANT, RIA ASSAHARI, SAYING:"I hope my child will be blessed. With this event, I feel prouder of my child and may her dreams come true."

Mother's Day is observed on December 22 in Indonesia

(SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) DISTRICT HEAD, FAUZI, SAYING: "Hopefully this event becomes a symbol to remind children about all the good deeds and sacrifices of their mothers for the rest of their lives, until they become adults, maybe even until their mother leaves this world."

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