Read some Valentine’s Day interesting facts to learn customs and traditions of English-speaking countries. Valentine’s Day happens every year on February 14. Red and pink hearts, along with chubby cupids, decorate stores, offices, and classrooms. Children often make cards to give to their friends and their families. Adults make or buy special cards for the
Read these legends about Saint Valentine Legend one about St. Valentine St. Valentine was a Christian priest who lived in 270 A.D. (270 years after Christ was born). At that time, the Roman government controlled much of the world. The Roman government needed many soldiers to protect its lands. The Emperor Claudius II decided that
Read about Cupid, one of the most famous symbols of Valentine's Day Why is Cupid the Symbol of Valentine's Day? Cupid, who is also known as Eros, is the Roman god of beauty and love. He is also believed to be the son of goddess Venus. He looks more like a baby with a rosy
Do you know the symbols of Valentine’s Day? Heart Emotions are feelings such as love, happiness, anger, or fear. A long time ago people believed that all the emotions were found in the heart. In later years, they thought only the emotion of love was connected with the heart. The heart is still a symbol
Valentine Samples If you don't know how to write a valentine in English, you may use valentine samples presented below. Words of love we use for the people we love will be of great help as well. What Words of Love to Write? You are the sunshine of my life … Has anyone ever said
You may use these love quotes in your essays "All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love." — Leo Tolstoy "And remember, as it was written, to love another person is to see the face of God." — Les Miserables "The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen
Here is Veronika's Christmas project. This year she prepared "Silent Night" in English.
January 22 is Ukrainian Unity Day (Den' Sobornosti). Ukrainian Unity Day is an observance and not an official public holiday in Ukraine. Businesses have normal opening hours. Unity Day is a Ukrainian observance that commemorates the Treaty of Unity signed on January 22, 1919. On this day the Act of the reunification of the Ukrainian
Country Studies Learn about New Year celebrations in the United States. "Ring out the old, ring in the new," wrote Alfred Lord Tennyson, the nineteenth century English poet. And that's exactly what Americans do every December 31. New Year's Eve is a time for merriment. At midnight bells ring, horns blow, and friends exchange kisses.
Would you like to know about Ukrainian Christmas traditions? Christmas Eve, Sviata Vecheria Ukrainian Christmas festivities begin on Christmas Eve (January 6) and end on the Feast of the Epiphany (January 19). The Christmas Eve Supper or Sviata Vecheria (Holy Supper) brings the family together to partake in special foods and begin the holiday with many customs