Valentine's Day is a special time when people tell each other that they love them and care about them. To celebrate the date, people send special cards with romantic messages. They give small gifts to their sweethearts
What kind of holiday is St Valentines Day? - St. Valentines Day is a religious holiday, which is celebrated in Great Britain, in many European countries and in the USA. - One of the early symbols of love is Cupid, the Roman God of Love, who is presented as a young boy with a bow and arrows.
A legend says that a longtime ago in Rome there was a priest named Valentine. Claudius II who was Emperor at that time made a law that no one could become engaged or married. But Valentine felt sorry for young people who were in love. So he married them secretly. When Emperor found it he had Valentine put to death. Some people say this happened on February 14th.