It is destiny that binds two people with the emotional string called love. A person is said to be incomplete without the presence of his/ her partner. To share our emotions, it is vital that we bring and welcome love in our life. To make every person aware of this strong human emotion and to dwell in its true essence Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14th February every year. A number of legends and myths have come to be associated with the celebration of this occasion. At the same time, many ways of its celebrations have been evolved. In this article, we will delve on the Valentine’s Day traditions in Sweden.
Valentine’s Day Celebrations in Sweden
In Sweden, Valentine’s Day is a grand occasion, which people celebrate with their beloved, close friends and family members. The extravaganza of the arrangements and preparations makes the onlookers amazed and awestruck. Every corner people set their eyes on, every lane they passed through, they are greeted with beautiful decorations. The sheer variety of the gifts exchanged and the surrounding arrangements sets a general mood of merriment and gaiety among the masses. It is for this very reason that travelers and romantics from different corners of the world head for this exquisite destination, to rejoice and celebrate the festival of love. Whether it is the romantic turquoise of the Baltic Sea or the high altitudes of Norway, Skagerrak Strait or the Kattegat Strait, people are always greeted by a unique sense of beauty and splendor found only in these parts of the world.
The fiesta of love, celebrated in the form of Valentine’s Day, in Sweden sends a message to the entire world that deep-set love is like the water in a vast ocean that is unending and engulfs every human being at one point of time or the other. All over the country, people celebrate the occasion in a lavish manner, indulging in luxurious cuisines and mouth-watering desserts. To add icing to the cake, bottles of champagnes and wines are opened, gifts are exchanged and people dance to the tunes of some very melodious and romantic valentine songs. Some restaurants and clubs even go to the extent of offering special Valentine packages, to attract customers and clients. One can almost feel the vibrancies of romance in the air and the thump of the celebration everywhere.