Saint Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine’s Day, commonly known as Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is celebrated on February 14 each year. It is remember in many countries around the world.

141 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually, making Valentine’s Day the second-most popular greeting-card-giving occasion. How much candy, cards, flowers and gifts are we buying each year? We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. Although the truth behind the Valentine legends is gloomy, the stories describe him as a sympathetic, heroic and most romantic figure.

Every year, the 14th of February has millions across the world presenting their loved ones with candy, flowers, chocolates and other lovely gifts. In many countries, restaurants are filled with couples who are eager to celebrate their relationship and the joy of their togetherness through delicious cuisines.

The reason why it is celebrated on this day is because this was the day that the Patron Saint of Lovers “St Valentine” was supposedly executed on. On this day lovers all around the world mark this occasion as a day for sending poems, cards, flowers or candy, etc. They might also be a social gathering or ball to mark the occasion.

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