February 14, 2020
- Public Holiday Information
Valentine’s Day, is not a public holiday in any country of the world.
- Purpose of Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is recognized in many countries as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love.
- Origins of Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Say has its’ origins as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus.
Saint Valentine of Rome was imprisoned because he was a Christian preacher who conducting wedding ceremonies for Roman soldiers who were not allowed to marry.
Pope Gelasius I established the Feast of Saint Valentine in AD 496. It is celebrated on February 14 because that was the day in AD269 on which Saint Valentine of Rome, was executed.
- Other Names for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is also known as
- Saint Valentine’s Day or the
- Feast of Saint Valentine
Traditions Associated with Valentine’s Day
People send anonymous cards to their sweetheart because before he died St Valentine of Rome
restored the sight of the blind daughter of the judge, who sentenced him to death. Begore his execution he wrote the girl a letter which he signed “Your Valentine”.
As well as cards people exchange flowers especially red roses, often a single red rose or chocolates
Articles on Work Work Work associated with Valentine’s Day
Romance Blossoms at Work 17th March 2019
Partnered Workers are Happier Workers 16th March 2019
Work Place Activities for Valentine’s Day
Decorate your work place
Buy Gifts for Valentine’s Day