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The purpose of Valentine's Day is to express our love for our significant others and sweethearts by giving Valentine's cards, sending flowers and doing romantic things.

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Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual ..... The February 14 Valentine's Day is not celebrated at all because it usually falls too little before or too little after the Brazilian Carnival — that can ...

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Find out more about the history of History of Valentine's Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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Find out more about Valentine's Day, including the story of its origin, symbols, and traditions. Get all the facts on History.com.

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Feb 10, 2017 ... Valentine's Day, or St Valentine's Day, is celebrated every year on 14 ... we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the BBC website. ... Having a particular Valentine's Day is a very old tradition, thought to have ...

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Feb 13, 2011 ... Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually ...

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"The story of Valentine's Day begins in the third century with an oppressive ... Claudius had ordered all Romans to worship twelve gods, and had made it a crime ...

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Flowers, candy, red hearts and romance. That's what Valentine's day is all about, right? Well, maybe not. The origin of this holiday for the expression of love ...

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Common symbols of Valentine's Day are hearts, red roses and Cupid. ... This may have followed on from the Pagan fertility festivals that were held all over ...

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Pope Gelasius I recast this pagan festival as a Christian feast day circa 496, ... Rather astonishingly, all three Valentines were said to have been martyred on ...