Valentine’s Day

Articles, stories, and tales about Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated around the world on 14 February with much fervor and happiness.

Valentine’s Day: from the sacrifice of animals to the celebration of love

Día de los Enamorados / Valentines Day

The feast of love known as St. Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14, has its roots in ancient Roman animal sacrifices and the legend of a passionate saint. According to tradition Pope Gelasius established the celebration date in the period between 496 and 498 AD in order to honor St. Valentine.

Customs and traditions around the world