In less than a week, Valentine's week will be here. This is the time of the year, when the couples make some extra efforts to make their loved ones feel special. Of all the days, Valentine’s Day is a special day for every lover and is also known as Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine. Valentine’s Day is celebrated to honour Saint Valentine of Rome and other saints and the week preceding the day is celebrated as rose day, propose day, chocolate day, teddy day, promise day, hug day, kiss day and finally Valentine’s Day.
The Valentine Week starts from February 7, 2018, and ends on Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2018. Valentine’s Day originated as a Christian feast day that honoured Saint along with other Christian saints called Valentinus. It is recognized as an important day culturally in many countries but is not a public holiday in any country.
It is observed that there are lots of stories about the saints who have some connection with this day. Out of them, the most popular one is Saint Valentine of Rome who suffered in prison for the crime of doing soldier’s weddings who are prohibited to marry Christians.
The one who did so were punished within the Roman Empire. This is the main story behind the day being dedicated to the love couples. This day comes with an opportunity to express love to each other.
Here is the list of the days of this year’s week:
Rose Day – February 7, 2018 – Wednesday
Rose Day marks the beginning of the love week. On this day, people gift roses to their loved ones as a symbol of their love. While red roses are traditionally associated with romance, yellow roses are given to friends.
Propose Day – February 8, 2018 – Thursday
Propose day is the second day of Valentine's week. Get ready with a new surprise to present to your love on this Propose day.
Chocolate Day – February 9, 2018 – Friday
Everyone loves it, the recipes are endless, and February 9th is celebrated as a chocolate day for lovers. Chocolate is one of the world’s favourite flavours, possibly the most loved taste across the world.
Teddy Day – February 10, 2018 – Saturday
An adorable teddy bear is the cutest way to let your significant other know how much they mean to you! Do it this Saturday and see the huge smile on their face.
Promise Day – February 11, 2018 – Sunday
It’s the day to express your trust for your loved ones. Promises build faith in relationships. On this day, lovers promise to each other of loyalty, togetherness and endless affection.
Hug Day – February 12, 2018 – Monday
Sometimes a hug will say what words can't. Go ahead and make sure you hug your friends, parents and loved ones this February 12.
Kiss Day – February 13, 2018 – Tuesday
13th February comes with the close relationship among love couples after making a promise on promise day. A kiss gives a very special feeling that no one can take without giving, and no one can’t give without taking.
Valentine’s Day – February 14, 2018 – Wednesday
The most-awaited day of February! Valentine's Day is celebrated in honour of Saint Valentine, a 3rd-century Roman saint associated with courtly love. Valentine's Day is dedicated to love and romance. This year, it will fall on a Wednesday.