www.timeanddate.com Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14.
It is a festival of romantic love and many people give cards, letters, flowers or presents to their spouse or partner.
They may also arrange a romantic meal in a restaurant or night in a hotel.
Common symbols of Valentine’s Day are hearts, red roses and Cupid.
Valentine’s Day in the United States – Time and Date
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How do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?
Every year on 14 February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples send Valentine’s Day cards and flowers and spend special time together to honour their love for each other.
What is the real story of Valentine’s Day?
The day gets its name from a famous saint, but there are several stories of who he was. The popular belief about St Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD. Emperor Claudius II had banned marriage because he thought married men were bad soldiers.
What countries celebrate Valentine’s Day?
Several other Asian countries also celebrate White Day, including Vietnam and South Korea. Valentine’s Day is a new holiday in Denmark. Young people in the country began celebrating it in the early 1990s. While Americans give red roses, young Danes celebrate Valentine’s Day with white flowers called “snowdrops.”
Is Valentine celebrated all over the world?
Regardless of its origins, Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world. While February 14 marks a day of candy, flowers, greeting cards, and romantic dinners around the United States, other parts of the world have their own unique ways to celebrate St. Valentine.