What Is the Story Behind Valentine Week?


It originated as a Christian feast day honoring one or two early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine and, through later folk traditions, has become a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world. Valentine’s week begins from February 7 which is celebrated as Rose Day until the last and the most important Valentine’s Day on February 14.

What Are the 7 Days to Valentines?

Here are the days of build-up to Valentine’s Day – Rose Day, Propose Day, Chocolate Day, Teddy Day, Promise Day, Kiss Day, and Hug Day— and then finally – Valentine’s Day! Celebrated on February 7, Rose Day marks the start of Valentine Week.

What Day Is Rose Day?

February 7

Rose Day is celebrated on February 7 every year and it kick-starts Valentine’s week celebrations. Victorians used to exchange and gift roses as a token of love to show their feelings for each other. Rose Day on February 7 marks the beginning of Valentine’s week.

What Is Proposal Day in Valentine Week?

8 February

People usually propose to their loved ones to be in a long-term relationship. Marriage proposals are sometimes made on this day as well. The second day of Valentine’s Week has arrived.

What Is Chocolate Day in Valentine Week?

February 9

The third day of the week is all about spreading sweetness with love — and what better way to do that than with chocolates? As such, every year, February 9 is celebrated as Chocolate Day. Many establishments retail special Valentine’s Day edition chocolates, while patisseries and bakeries prepare chocolatey goodies.

What Is Teddy Day in Valentine Day?

February 10

Teddy Day is celebrated on the fourth day of Valentines’ Week. On this day, couples exchange teddy bears and express their feelings towards each other.

What Do We Do on Promise Day?

February 11

People make pledges to their loved ones on this day, which is customarily marked on February 11th, to show their devotion and commitment to the relationship.

What Happens in Hug Day?

February 12

Hug Day is celebrated on the sixth day of Valentine’s Week — February 12. It’s hard to deny the power a simple hug can have over our moods and general well-being. It’s amazing how such a simple gesture can just melt your troubles away. You can celebrate this day with your loved ones by giving them a warm and comforting hug, which will help them forget about their life’s difficulties, even if it’s momentarily. Just a firm hug is enough to show how much you care.

What Is Kiss Day in Valentine Week?

February 13

Kiss Day is celebrated on February 13, and it is considered a golden day in Valentine’s week. This is the day when you express your love for your beloved in the most romantic fashion, where you profess your love through feelings and not words. It is considered a golden day in Valentine’s week. This is the day when you express your love for your beloved in the most romantic fashion, where you profess your love through feelings and not words.

What Are the 3 Symbols of Valentine’s Day?

A symbol is something that makes you think about something else. Roses, hearts, doves and the colours red and pink are all associated with Valentine’s Day.

What Is a Symbol for Love?

The Heart

The Heart: The most popular symbol of love, a heart is used to represent the center of emotion, including affection and love, especially romantic love. A heart pierced with an arrow is meant to symbolize romantic love.

What Is the Most Romantic Day?

Millions of people celebrate Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year, but few know the story behind the ever popular holiday. Here are some interesting facts about the roots of Valentine’s Day that might give you some insight into how the romantic tradition began and why we celebrate the way we do.





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