Interesting Facts on Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is typically celebrated in tribute to the late catholic priest of the 3rd Roman century, named Saint Valentine. The day marks the death anniversary of Saint Valentine who was martyred.

Despite the tragic incident, why exactly is Valentine’s Day celebrated? The truth regarding Valentine’s Day may bring grief to our chests, but we must all try to comprehend the late priests teach the main teaching to the world. To the end of his life, he stayed firm in his belief in the freedom to love and to be loved. People began to recognize this day after hearing about Valentine’s Day history in the middle ages, poets began to associate a priesthood with love and passion. On February 14th, the stories began to touch sections of Europe, as people began planning occasions on this very day. People shared love poetry and played flirting games at the occasions.

Valentine’s Day also known as The Lover’s Day is a special day for lovers whether it be friends, family, or couples for showing their love by exchanging cards, gifts, flowers, or spending quality time together. The journey to Feb 14th or Valentine’s Day begins on Feb 7th, Rose Day. This is the day when individuals express their feelings for their better half by gifting them a rose, as the name suggests (a red one to be particular). The next days serve a similar purpose.

Here we’ll mention the occasions for the readers rather than describing them one by one.

  • February 8th: Propose Day
  • February 9th: chocolate day
  • February 10th: Teddy Day
  • February 11th: Promise Day
  • February 12th: Hug Day
  • February 13th: Kiss Day
  • February 14th: We all know what day is it.

Since the day assigning is a practice, it is not a compulsion. Indeed, love is boundless and unbounded. No date and time should prevent you from expressing your affection for those you truly care about. Valentine’s Day is just a day dedicated to love and romance. One can only envision a world where February 14th was celebrated as the day of love understanding and warmth.

Here we’ve put together some interesting facts on Valentine’s Day!

#1: The first Valentine’s Day was celebrated on February 14, 496 AD.

#2: According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spend over $175 per couple in an average on Valentine’s Day.

#3: This day is also known as St. Valentine’s Day, the Feast of Saint Valentine, and the Feast of Lupercalia.

#4: In China, Valentine’s Day is known as “White Day”.

#6: Chocolate is the most popular gift for Valentine’s Day.

#7: The first Valentine’s Day cards were sent in the 18th century.

Who is Saint Valentine?

He was a 3rd-century Roman saint who is remembered in Western Christianity on February 14. He was a clergyman and martyred. His body was buried at a Christian cemetery on February 14 which has been marked as the day of love and romance.

Growing Craze of Valentine’s Day in Nepal

In the past few years in Nepal has experienced a rapid craze on Valentine’s day. The Nepalese youths are seen excited in observing the occasion. The market has a massive number of sales in Greeting Cards, Flowers, Gifts, Teddy Bear, Chocolates and so on.


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