Sweetheart of Valentine’s Day traditionsMay 15, 2023 2023-05-25 15:10
Sweetheart of Valentine’s Day traditions
Valentine’s Day: The International Day of Love
Valentine’s Day has become the pinnacle commercial holiday in the United States: candied hearts, dozens of roses, adorable cards, champagne, and, of course, chocolate! Ours is not only a romantic holiday, but also one extensively observed by families and institutions. If you’ve ever pondered whether other countries also celebrate Valentine’s Day, read on for a global perspective.
The celebration of Valentine’s Day, also known as the International Day of Love
The most commercially successful holiday in the United States is Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated with candies in the shape of hearts, bouquets of flowers, sweet greeting cards, sparkling wine, and, of course, chocolate. Our festival is not only one that is recognized extensively by families and institutions, but it is also one that is celebrated romantically. Continue reading for a look at Valentine’s Day from a worldwide viewpoint if you’ve ever wondered whether or not people in other nations observe the holiday
Valentine’s Day is a very big deal in South Korea. In fact, there are so many ways to enjoy the holiday from February to April. On February 14, it’s common for women to give men candy and flowers first. A month later, on March 14, a holiday called “White Day” means that men return the favor, but with an extra gift.
What about single people? Don’t worry, they have a day off, too. It’s called Black Day. On April 14, people who aren’t in a relationship eat big bowls of jajangmyeon, which are delicious black bean-paste noodles.
Local Sweetheart’s Nickname: Jagi/Jagiya, which means “honey” or “darling”
An engraved spoon is the ultimate token of affection. That’s the mentality in Wales, at least.
The Welsh commemorate St. Dwynwen’s Day (patron saint of lovers) on January 25 rather than the 14th of February. The practice of men giving ladies hand-carved wooden spoons dates back to the time when it was said that Welsh sailors would carve designs into spoons at sea and send them to their long-distance loves back on land.
Cariad is a local sweetheart’s alias, which means “my love” in English.