Check Out How Valentine’s Day Is Celebrated In These Countries
As we all know, Valentine’s Day is celebrated in February on various dates in the most significant, cultural and commercial way in many regions around the globe. In India, it is celebrated on Feb 14th. There are many stories on the evolution of Valentine’s Day of which the popular one is on Saint Valentine. Whatsoever, Valentine’s Day is celebrated to show the love and passionate feelings between two people. And guess what, it is celebrated in different ways in various countries. Check out how.
In the Philippines, Valentine’s Day is regarded as an auspicious day to get married! It is said that a lot of weddings happen on this day here. There are even mass public weddings hosted on this day in the Philippines!
The Danish people celebrate Valentine’s Day in a special way. They gift their friends, lovers or even their soul mates pressed white flowers called snowdrops to show their love and affection and love for their counterpart.
In Japan, women give chocolates to their love and the amount of chocolate they give denoted the strength of their love for the other. More the chocolate more is the love! Alike other countries, there is no such gifting of cards or flowers in Japan but it is all chocolate!
Lebanese couples celebrate Valentine’s’ Day as a feast day to exchange sweet and lovable words and gifts to express their love for each other. The popular Valentine’s Day gifts here include chocolate boxes, red roses, and Valentine Cupcakes.
In Finland, things stand different from the rest. Here Valentine’s Day is celebrated to remember the good friends!
Though Hindu and Muslim traditionalists in India show protest against any celebration for Valentine’s Day, couples and lovers exchange red roses and gifts on this day.
South Koreans celebrate the entire Valentine’s Day concept on three different dates and months. Women give chocolates as their token of love to their men on February 14 and then men in-turn give non-chocolate candy to the women on March 14. On April 14, those who do not receive anything on the other two days celebrate it as a Black day and goes to a restaurant to eat Black Noodles and to cry on their single status!
UK & Spain
UK & Spain celebrate Valentine’s Day in a similar way by exchanging flowers, gifts, roses and cards!
Did you know that Valentine’s Day cards originated from this country? They celebrate by giving love letters and cards and also by exchanging flowers, chocolates, gifts, etc.
Things sound interesting in South Korea when it comes to Valentine’s Day celebration. On this day, women pin the name of their crushes on their sleeves thus making their men know about their love.Check Out How Valentine’s Day Is Celebrated In These Countries by Gayathry