- Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:45 AM
London, 14 February 2017 (MIA) - To this day, the origin of Valentine's Day still isn't a hundred percent clear. Regardless, many countries celebrate their own variation of the heart-shaped holiday in a variety of fun, interesting ways.
The Danish celebrate Valentine's Day by giving friends and lovers pressed white flowers called snowdrops.
The French are said to be the originators of Valentine's Day cards. Charles, Duke of Orleans, sent love letters to his wife while imprisoned in 1415.
South Koreans celebrate on three separate days, with women giving gifts Feb 14th, men on March 14th and the lonely, well, eating their feelings in comfort on April 15th.
It's extremely popular to get married on Valentine's Day in the Philippines. In recent years hundreds of couples have participated in mass public weddings.
In South Africa, women pin the names of their crushes on their sleeves, allowing men to learn of their secret admirers. sk/09:45
All Rights Reserved.This material may not be stored, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form, except with the prior express permission of Macedonian Information Agency.
- 9:22 PM | Tusk gives UK 'absolute deadline' to make Brexit offer
Britain has only 10 days left to deliver on all three areas of its divorce terms with the European U...
- 9:13 PM | Macedonia's Parliament joins global campaign against gender-based violence
Illuminated in orange Macedonia's Parliament has joined Friday the global initiative for putting an ...
- 8:16 PM | Supreme Court rules retrial for 'Monster' case
The Supreme Court accepted Friday the appeal filled by the defense in the 'Monster' case - murder of...
- 7:07 PM | Police respond to ‘shots fired’ at London’s Oxford Circus
British police flooded London’s busy Oxford Circus area Friday after receiving multiple reports of '...
- 5:50 PM | More than 230 killed in mosque in Egypt
Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province, killing 2...