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What is Valentine’s Day? Why Is it Celebrated?

Valentine’s Day is an annual festive season set aside to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration.

Every year on 14th day of February people across the globe see the significance to celebrate the day by sending messages of Love and Affections to spouses, partners, family and friends.

The Month of Love is celebrated in a colourful red, demonstrating passion, intense Love, Power, Commitment and energy.

Valentine’s Day is also called St. Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated significantly to feast Saint Valentine; the celebration of love and affection. Observances and Sending greeting cards are the cliches during the season.

It is a fixed day on the calendar year, and was even included in the ancient Roman calendar as a holiday even before St. Valentine’s time.

Valentine’s Day was originated as a minor Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine

It’s significant grow culturally, religiously, and is now commercial celebrated as love romance and romantic love in many parts of the world.

The biggest reason we celebrate Valentine’s Day is to demonstrate love and kindness to others. And also is a special day of sharing among each other apart from the Christmas and Easter.

Even though, many religion such as the Islam speak highly against it, the patronage and recognition on the part of the western world and other jurisdictions makes it very important and significant.

Gilbert Fofie
I'm Gilbert Kwabena Fofie, a Media Executive who is passionate and ethuse about News media.

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