Valentine’s Day, is an annual commemoration held on February 14.
In the western world is usually on Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to express her feelings to her partner.
By the time Valentine’s Day many people give each other gifts or gift that has the symbol valentine or also called “valentines.” modern Valentine symbols include the heart simbol, Valentine cards and pictures Cupido in English is called a winged Cupid.
Start the 19th century, the tradition of giving a congratulatory or expression of feelings through a Valentine’s card started mass production of greeting cards. The Greeting Card Association (U.S. Greeting Card Association) estimates that worldwide approximately one billion valentine cards are sent per year. This makes the Valentine’s feast day is the second biggest holiday after Christmas in which the greeting cards sent. This same association also estimates that the women who purchased approximately 85% of all valentine cards.
In the United States began in the second half of the 20th century, the tradition of exchange continues to grow even up to giving all kinds of gifts, usually by men to women. Ordinary gifts of roses and chocolates. Beginning in the 1980s, the diamond industry began to promote Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to give jewelry.
Usually couples celebrate Valentine’s Day is a serious partner, not just for people who are just dating, older people also celebrate Valentine’s Day, a child express his affection to his parents or other relatives.
Many young people think that Valentine’s Day is a day that is suitable for sharing love with her partner saying, therefore, Valentine’s Day is a day that is eagerly awaited. On Valentine’s Day will celebrate all those who feel life is precious, why not? Because on Valentine’s Day he will know just anyone who loved him. The more we know we are loved by many people, then we will increasingly feel our lives more meaningful.
History of Valentine’s Day has many versions, there is a history which states that Valentine’s Day is associated with love, there is also a history which states that Valentine’s Day is actually synonymous with violence and mass murder. But whatever it is, I just think about the meaning of our activity on that day, when we do positive things, spread love, love each other then I think Valentine’s Day will be very meaningful.
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