Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day. It is celebrated annually on February 14. when lovers express their feelings with GREETINGS and GIFTS. It originated in Western Christian feast day. The Feast of Saint Valentine was created by Pope Gelasius I in AD 496 to be celebrated on February 14 in honour of Saint Valentine of Rome, who died on that date in AD 269. The day became associated with romantic love in the 14th and 15th centuries when nationals of courtly love established.
The day gets its name from a famous saint, but there are several stories of who he was. The popular belief about St Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the 3rd century. Emperor CLAUDIUS II had banned "marriage" because he realized that married men were bad soldiers. Valentine felt this was unfair, so he broke the rules and arranged weddings in secret. When Claudius came to know about this, Valentine was thrown in jail and sentenced to death. There, he fell in love with the jail keepers daughter and sentenced to death warrant on 14 February. he sent her a love letter signed "from your Valentine". by this way the word VALENTINE arrives.
Valentine’s Day is familiar in the United States as well as in Britain, Canada, and Australia, and it is also celebrated in other countries, including Argentina, France, Mexico, and South Korea. In the Philippines, it is celebrated as the most common wedding anniversary Valentine's Day. In many East Asian countries with Singaporeans, Chinese and South Koreans spending the most money on Valentine's gifts. Valentine's Day symbols are used today are the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figures of the winged Cupid.
Valentine’s Day is commonly celebrated by exchanging “Valentines” (greeting cards) or other tokens of affection like chocolates and flowers. In many institutes, it has become customary for young students to bring in Valentines to swap with classmates. Traditions of the holiday’s observance can be different with the countries.
"To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day,
All in the morning betime,
And I a maid at your window,
To be your Valentine.
Then up he rose, and donn'd his clothes,
And dupp'd the chamber-door;
Let in the maid, that out a maid
Never departed more."
If you’re trying to what to do on Valentine’s Day, just know that there are no rules It’s a new beginings, and you can celebrate the day of love however you want, even if it is just a self-love. A good dinner out, going out to the movies, cooking a good meal at home, or planning a Valentine’s Day party are also great ways to celebrate it, whatever you do, if you have a romantic love partner, just make sure you are on the same to avoid any disappointments or hurt feelingsof anyone