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Valentine’s Day 2017 is on February 14, Tuesday

Every year Valentines day falls on February 14. Every lover has only one thing in mind when they hear about valentine that when valentine's day this year, what is the day and how to celebrate it. It doesn't matter whether 14 February is on a weekday or weekend, Valentines day is officially celebrated on that day. It is a day to express your love, emotions and to glorify the spirit of love. This day also admires the martyrdom of a Christian saint, St. Valentine, who is supposed to be the originator of the festival marked with religious influence.

You can use the following table for referring the occurrence of Valentines day on particular day of week in the coming years :

Year Day of the Week
2014, Feb 14 Friday
2015, Feb 14 Saturday
2016, Feb 14 Sunday
2017, Feb 14 Tuesday
2018, Feb 14 Wednesday
2019, Feb 14 Thursday

History of Valentine's Day
There are many versions of the origination of Valentines day but the most popular version is about St. Valentine who lived in Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius II.

Claudius had put a ban on all marriages and engagements in Rome as he wanted more young men to join the army and get involved in bloodshed war. A romantic at heart priest by the name of Valentine defied this unjustified order of Claudius by secretly arranging marriages of young boys and girls. When the Emperor came to know this, Valentine was put behind bars and he was finally executed on February 14, about 270 AD. Valentine was named a saint after his death and the day Feb 14 was considered a day of romance and love.

Valentine's Day Celebration
The valentines day in modern day is considered as a festival that has emerged as a gift gifting and popular dating festival. The most popular way to celebrate the day is by showing your love to your sweethearts with an exchange of gifts like fresh flowers, chocolates, cards, jewelry etc. In the modern advanced age, exchange of text messages between loved ones has also become a regular norm. Going on dates is the other major way of celebrating Valentine's Day Festival.

The spirit of love is seen all over & lovers are found thronging parks, restaurants, malls and multiplexes. With Valentine's Day symbols of roses, hearts, cupids and lovebirds, the markets wear a festive look. Thus the month of February is a month symbolizing pristine love and for all young lovers, it seems that love is in the air with the commencement of February.
When is Valentines Day 2017 in India ?
For the year 2017, Valentines Day is on the 14th of February, which is Tuesday. It is celebrated as the day when lovers express their feelings and emotions to each other in the best possible manner. There is another significance of the 14th day of February, it is also known as the feast of St. Valentine, as it is on this day that he became a martyr in the name of conducting marriages among soldiers. This is considered to be the origin of the celebration.

So, if you are planning to spend the day with your beloved then make sure that you have prepared well in advance. Valentines Day is on a weekday, so it is better that you do not keep anything for the last moment. After all it is just a day that you get to spend with your beloved and you would want everything to be just as planned!

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