All About Valentines
posted 18-Feb-2019  ·  
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Worldwide, over 50 million roses are given for Valentine's Day each year.

Approximately 27 percent of those who buy flowers on Valentine's Day are women, while 73% are men.

The origin of Valentine’s Day is traced back to the ancient Roman celebration of Lupercalia which was held on February 15. This day honored the gods Lupercus and Faunus, as well as the legendary founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus.

The heart is associated with Valentine’s Day as it is considered the source of all human emotions.

Red rose is a favorite flower of Venus. For this reason red rose is also the symbol of Valentine’s Day.

Girls of medieval times ate bizarre foods on St. Valentine's Day to make them dream of their future husband.

Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentines Day candy box in the late 1800s.


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