Few Unique Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World

Few Unique Valentine's Day Traditions From Around The World |PakistanTribe.com

Few Unique Valentine's Day Traditions From Around The World |PakistanTribe.com

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ome will celebrate valentine day as the epitome of a romantic celebration.  here is how people have celebrated Valentine’s Day in many different ways around the world and in different times.

Read on!

Italy 

When in Rome, do like a “Roman”. While in Italy, you can visit St. Valentine’s skull which is covered in flowers. Why not celebrate by saying thank you to the person this day is named after?

Mexico

Much like the rest of the world, Mexico celebrates by eating out and giving chocolates and flowers. One big difference is that Mexicans also celebrate friendship and give heart shaped balloons to each other that say “Te Amo” or “I Love You” in Spanish.

Israel

Tu B’av is celebrated on the 15th of Av. It’s an ancient holiday that has recently begun being celebrated again. It’s the Jewish version of a matchmaking celebration.

Brazil

Brazilian’s leave love to luck. People place the names of their crushes in a hat. Then they randomly select one and that’s the person they may be destined to marry.

Philippines
If you’re looking to get married but are on a budget, Valentine’s is a day for a mass marriage. Thousands of couples gather for a huge ceremony.
Ghana 
February 14th has become National Chocolate’s Day in Ghana. Because they are one of the largest exports of Cocoa, the tourism ministry created this day to celebrate the bean.
England
While the Charles, Duke of Orleans was imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1415, he sent a love poem to his wife. This poem still exists today and is credited as the first (still existing) valentine.
Japan
In Japan the men get the gifts on Valentine’s Day. Women buy fancy chocolates and “present” them in hopes that the favor will be returned later in the year.

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