Feast of Valentine's Day. How and where to celebrate the day of lovers
Mar 11, 2018
Valentine's Day - what a holiday
Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14 and dedicated to St. Valentine, who was a priest, and secretly from the authorities, under cover of night, married the marriage of loving men and women.
According to legend, the Roman Emperor Claudius II forbade men to marry, and women to marry, because he believed that family life distracts men from war. That only a man who is not burdened with a family can fight well with the enemy on the battlefield.
When the emperor learned that priest Valentine secretly covers the marriages of loving hearts, he was seized and sentenced to death and put in prison. There he met a beautiful girl named Julia, she was the daughter of a prison guard, and Valentine fell in love with her.
Before the execution, he sent a note to the girl with a declaration of love and the signature "Your Valentine".Valentine was executed on February 14 and since then, notes with a confession of love have come to be called valentines and celebrate this day as a day for all lovers.
In Russia, the Day of All Lovers has come just recently, but every year the ranks of those who celebrate this day are replenished. Valentine's Day has become one of the favorite holidays among young people, but also couples have not been left out and are happy to exchange valentines and give gifts to each other and congratulate on the Day of Love.
Traditions and symbols of the holiday
The main symbol of the Valentine's Day holiday is a valentine card - a greeting card in the form of a scarlet heart, in which lovers write ardent confessions of love or devote their heartfelt love poems to their beloved ones. On this day, all lovers exchange valentines, confess their love.
Arrange romantic dates, give souvenirs in the form of hearts, flowers - preferably red roses - a symbol of love, as well as sweets, soft toys.
In Denmark, it is customary for its beloved to give white dried flowers, and the French give their beloved jewelry. The Japanese prefer to give cosmetics, perfumes, sweets.
But every year more and more lovers present to their half amusing teddy bears and soft hearts with voice congratulations and a declaration of love.
It is customary to organize weddings in many countries around the world on Valentine's Day.
On Valentine's Day it is customary to congratulate not only your beloved, but also your relatives, loved ones, those we just love - mom, dad, sister, brother, classmates, friends and girlfriends.
Where to celebrate the day of all lovers
How and where to celebrate the day of all lovers, so that he will be remembered for a long time and left a lot of positive impressions. We offer you some simple options for the celebration.
We celebrate the day of all lovers at mass events
In many cities there are events devoted to the Day of All Lovers, with various contests with prizes, discos, evenings, concerts, mass launches of lanterns in the form of hearts, and if you are satisfied with such events, your soul mate caninvite to celebrate the holiday there.
We celebrate the day of love at home
If it's cold outside or you do not want to go anywhere, then the most suitable option for you is the celebration of Valentine's Day at home. After all, you can arrange an unforgettable holiday at home. Arrange a romantic dinner with candles with champagne and dishes decorated in the form of hearts.
The room can be decorated with symbols of love - hearts, red roses, angels, a pair of swans. Choose beautiful music, good poetry about love or film.
Celebrate Valentine's Day in the cafe
Another option to celebrate the holiday is a hike in a cafe. For this purpose, in advance choose a small, cozy cafe with a romantic atmosphere, with pleasant music, with a beautifully decorated lounge and friendly staff. Pre-order a table with candles and order dishes that like your halves. Order a song for your beloved( beloved), congratulate the holiday with beautiful poems.
Celebrating Valentine's day in nature
It is unforgettable to celebrate the day of February 14 in nature. To do this, you just need to leave the noisy city and drive out of town, wander through the snowy forest, ride the toboggan from the slides. And you can organize an exit to the sports base, go skiing or snowboarding, recharge and get some fresh air.
We celebrate sport day
It's OK to spend a day of all lovers on the rink, you can reduce your favorite bowling alley, water park, jump on a trampoline, swim in the pool. If you do not like active rest, you can go to the sauna, or to hockey or other sports activities. The main thing is that you two will spend this day.
Excursion around the romantic places of the city
Each city has its own romantic places, it's all kinds of arbours, benches for lovers, parks and squares, bridges, embankments and simply beautiful places. You can wander through the night city or go to the outskirts of the city, admire the starry sky, if weather permits. Take a walk around the zoo, you can go to the museum. It all depends on your imagination.
Romantic journey on the day of all lovers
The most unforgettable impression will be a romantic trip to another city or another country. If you are allowed funds, you can arrange for your loved ones a trip to any city in the world, and in the midst of February frosts find yourself in warm exotic countries.
Celebrating a holiday in the circle of friends and girlfriends
If your heart is free, it does not mean that Valentine's Day is not for you. It's wonderful and unforgettable to celebrate the day of love in the circle of your friends and girlfriends, together with classmates.
You can arrange a themed disco or an evening at the school, institute, someone at home or at the cottage. Prepare the scenario of the holiday in advance, organize fun contests( the most romantic verse or the coolest verse on February 13, or the most original declaration of love and other competitions), and organize a love mail. You can pick a soul mate for this evening. To do this, you need to draw different hearts, cut them in half. One part of the hearts to give to the boys, the other to the girls. Then find your soul mate and be inseparable all evening.
It does not matter where you celebrate Valentine's Day, at home or in distant countries, the main thing is that in your heart you have love and that it lasts forever! We wish you mutual love and happiness!
Valentine's Day is the most romantic holiday, celebrated by all lovers of the Earth. And I want to mark it somehow especially to surprise my soul mate and to memorize that unearthly atmosphere of joy, happiness, and love for a long time.
Valentine's Day is a Valentine's Day, a holiday of loving hearts, this is the Day of Love. This holiday is awaited with impatience by those who love, love and those who are only looking for their love.