January 2009

Valentine’s Day Celebration In Russia

Like in any other country, Valentine’s Day in Russia is celebrated on the 14 February. This holiday, just like Halloween and some others, was imported from US and, therefore, is celebrated mainly by the young people. They take this opportunity to profess love to their sweethearts the American way with Valentine’s Day gifts like perfume, chocolates, flowers, cards or romantic gift baskets.

On 14 February lovers not only exchange Valentine’s Day gifts but also attend dinner and dance parties, which are specially organized all over the country to celebrate the occasion. Many couples also hold private celebrations in homes or restaurants with romantic dinner, candles, light music and, of course, Valentine’s gifts.

On this day there’s a tradition in schools and universities to make special boxes in which students can put their love letters without mentioning his/her name. Students as well as teachers, get involved with the celebrations. Flower bouquets and chocolates are also an integral part of the Valentine’s Day celebrations in Russia.

Most of the buildings of Russia are adorned with lights for the occasion of Valentine’s Day. The shows and the musical concerts that are organized on Valentine’s Day in Russia are attended by large number of people.

The shops on this day displays different kinds of gift items, as well as flowers and cards that vary from each other in their structure, form and color to suit the most fastidious customers.

St. Valentine’s Day is a wonderful chance for you to declare your feelings for your beloved one – for the first time, or for the 101st! Your warm and tender words will reach her over vast oceans and make her soul melt and long for you!

If you want to send gift for Valentine’s Day or to send flowers for Valentine’s Day to your sweetheart in Russia, visit our website. Here you can find a huge choice of flower arrangement and holiday gift ideas.

Love should not know any borders, especially on this day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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