THE VALENTINE´S DAY
The Valentine's Day is a traditional celebration of Anglo-Saxon countries that has been implanted in other countries along the 20th century principally in that the lovers,boyfriends or spouses express his love and fondness mutually. It is celebrated on February 14, onomastic of Saint Valentine. In some countries it is known as St Valentine's Day and in others as Day ofthe Love and the Friendship. In this date it is common to do exchanges of chocolates, felt, cards and to give roses to those persons a special affection is had.
In Angloamérica about 1840,Esther A. Howland began to sell the first massive postcards of Saint Valentine, known like "valentines", with symbols as the form of the heart or of Cupid
DIFFERENT DAYS IN COUNTRIES
TheValentine's Day It is typically western, since it goes back to the Germanic Europe (included to the current United Kingdom) from where it would go on to the United States and from there to great part of theworld, but nowadays it has spread to other countries, as China, Japan and Taiwan.
• In Brazil so called ' The Second Namorados ' (day of the boyfriends) is a June 12. The pairs of boyfriends changegifts and cards.
• In Center America also is known as Day of the Love and the Friendship or Day of the Fondness. The persons demonstrate it doing of I exchange for example secret friends, givingroses the men to the women, chocolates and small details that demonstrate love and friendship.
• In China already there existed the Qi Qiao Jie (day to show the skills '), celebrated the seventh dayof the seventh month of the lunar calendar.
In Colombia it is known as The Day of the Love and the Friendship and is not celebrated on February 14 but in September, since in most of the countryFebruary is the month of the school season and in addition because there is carried out one of the most important festivities of the Country: Barranquilla's Carnival, Oral and Immaterial Heritage of the...
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