Valentine's Day a day of lovers...

Deepika Sinha
Valentine day is a romantic holiday and is known as Saint Valentine's Day, which is observed on Feb 14 as Saint Valentine of Rome was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry.

The day of romance we call 'Valentine’s Day' is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.

Each year on February 14th, lovers exchange their feelings for
there love ones through cards, chocolates, flowers and gifts. Most common symbols of Valentine are red heart and pictures or models of Cupid.

People around the world celebrate this special Day by showing appreciation for the people they love or adore by taking their loved ones for a romantic dinner at a restaurant while some may choose this day to propose or get married.

Valentine's Day is mentioned ruefully by Ophelia in Hamlet (1600–1601):

   To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day,
   All in the morning betime,
   And I a maid at your window,
   To be your Valentine.
   Then up he rose, and donn'd his clothes,
   And dupp'd the chamber-door;
   Let in the maid, that out a maid
   Never departed more.
   —William Shakespeare.

The Valentine Day week starts from 7th day of February and this week is known as the most passionate and romantic week of the year, where love birds are busy in searching unique ways and ideas to impress their sweethearts. List of Valentine Week:

   February 7: Rose Day
   February 8: Propose
   February 9: Chocolate
   February 10: Teddy Day
   February 11: Promise Day
   February 12: Hug Day
   February 13: Kiss Day
   February 14: Valentine Day

 Now, get yourself prepared for the special week of the year...

-Deepika Sinha

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