When Is Valentine's Day

What is Valentine's Day?

Saint Valentine's Day is usually abbreviated as Valentine's Day all over the world. Valentine's Day is celebrated universally to promote love and affection between two lovers. This day is traditionally celebrated to express intimate love to partners although religious observance is also slightly accepted. People around the world offer chocolates, red roses and greeting cards to their beloved partners on this day.

What is the Importance of Valentine's Day?

The day is actually commemorated for the name of Christian martyrs Valentine. Pope Gelasius I established this fact in 500 AD. Geoffrey Chaucer, the father of the English literature first started writing poems with love themes in his time to promote Valentine’s Day. Valentine's Day symbolizes the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of the winged Cupid in the modern times.

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