Some More Greetings
Following is a list of other greetings to address certain occasions:
Independence Day - Feliz Día de la Independencia
Valentine’s Day - Feliz Día de los Enamorados/ Feliz día de San Valentín
Mother’s Day - Feliz Día de la Madre
Father’s Day - Feliz Día del Padre
Happy Birthday - Feliz cumpleaños
A very popular celebration by Hispanics in the United States is that of "Cinco de Mayo", celebrated on May 5th in honor of Mexico’s defeat of France. You simply say “Feliz Cinco de Mayo."
Almost everyone toasts for happy occasions like weddings and dinner parties. We toast at flag-raising ceremonies and State visits, or just having fun partying with friends. What do the Spanish say? For example, in celebrating Spanish Independence, they say “¡Que viva España!" When just toasting over a birthday, or a drink among friends , they say “¡Salud"!
If you would like to congratulate someone in Spanish on passing an examination, on winning a prize or a contest, or on a fine performance in playing some sport or game or a splendid dance performance, you can use a formal expression to a stranger and say “¡Le felicito!" or to a friend “¡Te felicito"!
You would like to express good wishes to someone on undertaking a venture. Try the following:
Buena suerte - Good luck
Que le vaya bien (formal) - May everything go well with you (literally)
Que te vaya bien (informal) - May everything go well with you (literally)