As the Valentine Week's day are near end and finally now we are close in celebrating the mega day of love and romance on 14th of February.
We all know about Valentine's Day that it is a festival of love and romance and it is for everyone of all people of every age.
But one question arises in many minds that how it was started and what was the reason behind it's formation. So today we are gonna know about it.
History and Significance
It is mostly believed that the origin of Valentine's Day lies during the period of ancient Rome, when a feast called Lupercalia was celebrated from 13th to 15th February in which day a goat or a dog were sacrificed by men on these days and the hides made from these animals will be used by men to whip women as they believed that this would make them fertile.
It is also believed that during the same time a matchmaking lottery were also carried out during which men would pick the names from the jar and with which women they were paired with had to spend the rest of the festival together as a couple.
Well this story seems a little fantasized compared to the times which we are talking here so it is up to you that how much you believe in it or you don't believe in it at all. By the way there are still various stories regarding the origin of Valentine's Day.
Well one more story which we will like to share will be regarding that how Valentine's Day got it's name.
This story also takes place during the Roman era when an Emperor called Claudius II had ordered Saint Valentine a priest who helped Christian couples to get married executed as the Emperor didn't agreed on it. So it is believed that Saint Valentine was executed on 14th February so as a honour Valentine's Day is celebrated annually on 14th February.
Well there are still many stories revolving Valentine's Day if you have any then please share it on and tell us that which story you believes in or likes the most.
Well we know that on this day couples confesses their love to each other and share their feelings to each other and tells them that how much they admire each other.
Traditionally flowers, gifts and wishes were exchanged by couples on this day as a gesture of love and during modern times going out on dates, exchanging chocolates, going on long-drives and going for a candle-light dinner has also become popular.
Most Searched FAQ on Valentine's Day Celebrations
1. When is the Valentine's Day is celebrated ?
We celebrates Valentine's Day each year on 14th of February.
2. Why is Valentine's Day celebrated ?
Well we know that it is a festival of love so it is celebrated to mark the celebrations of love between the couples.