Valentine’s Week 2019: All You Need to Know About 7 Days of Love

Valentine’s Day is celebrated to commemorate the death anniversary of Saint Valentine who passed away in Feb 270 AD.

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The Valentine’s Week is here and the ‘red vibe’ has filled the atmosphere – with blooming hearts, soft toys and Valentine’s greetings on display in markets on the streets.

As people across the world gear up to celebrate love and express it to the ones they hold dear, here is all you should know about Valentine’s Week 2019.

History of Valentine’s Day

According to a popular belief, Valentine’s Day is celebrated to commemorate the death anniversary of Saint Valentine who passed away in February 270 AD.

Saint Valentine was a priest who reportedly helped Christian couples get married in secrecy, and it was due to such acts, reports say, that he was beheaded by Emperor Claudius II who was believed to have been against the institution of marriage.

Saint Valentine supported people who were in love and wanted to marry, and that is why people remember him even today.

Valentine’s Week 2019: List of All Days

  • The celebrations start from Thursday, 7 February, with the first day being celebrated as Rose Day when people express love by exchanging roses of different colours.
  • The second day is Propose Day when people in love propose to each other, asking them to be together in a future they hope to share.
  • The third day is celebrated as Chocolate Day when people celebrate love by gifting sweet delicacies to each other.
  • The fourth day is Teddy Day when hearts, furry bears and other soft toys are exchanged among lovers.
  • The fifth day is celebrated as Hug Day, when people embrace each other to express their fondness.
  • The sixth day is Kiss Day, when couples show their love for each other by way of kisses.
  • The seventh and the concluding day of the Valentine’s Week is celebrated as Valentine’s Day.

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