The month of February brings a lot of romantic moments for you. It is a major event held every year on 14th February.
It is celebrated all over the world by the people of all religion. Valentine is the day of love and romance. This day is marked by, lovers expressing their feelings and offering gifts, chocolates and roses to their partners.
They spend time together and engage in activities to keep themselves happy. Moreover, couples try to strengthen their bonds. They dine at restaurants and make it a memorable day for their beloveds.
Thus, 14th February is the day for all lovers and Valentine. Lovers show their affinity to the dear ones by sending them Valentine greetings. These cards are either hand-made or otherwise available in lovely designs and color in the market.Apart from this, Valentine is the symbol of expressing your love with colorful greetings, cakes and chocolates.
Valentine cards are often designed in heart shape to symbolize love.You can bring a special gift for your valentine as per their needs and desires on this auspicious occasion.
The significance of Valentine’s Day
Though Valentine Day is a festival of the west, it has gained a lot of popularity in India. People from different states of India gift their loved ones candy, roses, chocolates and other Valentine’s Day gifts. The roots of Valentine’s Day in ancient Italian society can be proved by many legends.
One of such legend states that Valentine’s Day celebration originated because of a Christian priest, St. Valentine. He helped lovers to get married during the reign of Roman Emperor Claudius in 269 A.D.
As per the legend, Valentine fell in love with the daughter of the jailer while awaiting execution in the jail. Before execution, Valentine sent her a message signed “From Your Valentine”. Since then, this phrase become popular and is used on Valentine’s Day globally. Till the late 19th century, couples exchanged love letters or poems on Valentine Day.
But after this period, lovers have been celebrating Valentine’s Day to express their love and affection for their beloved.Across the world, Valentine’s Day is now considered as a festival of love.
On the eve, of valentine people wish ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ to their friends, parents, teachers or anyone who is very special in their life. In schools, children like to celebrate this occasion by organizing parties.
Today, youth is crazy about Valentine Day. Young lovers make plans in advance to enjoy this event with their mates.
Those, who are single and are looking for a partner, would ask for a date to celebrate this day.During this period,you can enjoy discounts and other attractive schemes for shopping on jewelry clothes and dining. Also, the symbols of romance- hearts, rose and cupid can be seen everywhere.
Article by: Jyotirvid Pawan Kumar