<ul><li>Traditional celebration in English-speaking countries. </li></ul><ul><li>The tradition was introduced in the 20th ...
<ul><li>The  people  gave cards  in the  20th century in England and  men give flowers  and chocolates  to their lovers </...
<ul><li>During the reign of Claudius II, 270 AD, back to the time of the Roman Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Bishop Valentine ...
<ul><li>Valentine peformed secret wedding ceremonies  and for this, he was jailed and then executed by order of the Empero...
<ul><li>Children make their greeting cards  keeping the best ones to their parents … </li></ul><ul><li>The young people da...
<ul><li>In  UK there is a tradition to make a special little bread of seeds, plums… </li></ul><ul><li>The English children...
<ul><li>There is the same tradition as in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>The people celebrate it with a St. Valentine´s dinner....
<ul><li>In Denmark there is a tradition of giving white flowers. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Cupid is in the Roman mythology , the God of Love. </li></ul><ul><li>His wings to show that “the love is short” an...
<ul><li>The Cupid is the son of Venus, the Goddess of Beauty and Fertility, and Mars, the God of War. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Venus was worried because her son couldn´t grow up. </li></ul><ul><li>Anteros is another Venus´ son. He is the God...
<ul><li>1. In the two week period leadind up to Valentine´s  Day, American sales of gold jewelry lead to $34,000,000 dolla...
Antivalentinism <ul><li>Commercialism:  some people think that Valentine’s Day is losing its meaning and becoming too comm...
Love Is...  by Adrian Henry <ul><li>Love is...  </li></ul><ul><li>Love is feeling cold in the back of vans  </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>http:// es.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%ADa desanValent%C3%ADn  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.familia.cl/ContenedorTmp/1...
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St Valentine's Day (Laura Meno, Laura Vicente & Lara Von Staa)

  1. 2. <ul><li>Traditional celebration in English-speaking countries. </li></ul><ul><li>The tradition was introduced in the 20th century. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>The people gave cards in the 20th century in England and men give flowers and chocolates to their lovers </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>During the reign of Claudius II, 270 AD, back to the time of the Roman Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Bishop Valentine went against the wishes of the king, who made a law that consisted on the prohibition of marriages. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Valentine peformed secret wedding ceremonies and for this, he was jailed and then executed by order of the Emperor, on February 14th. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Children make their greeting cards keeping the best ones to their parents … </li></ul><ul><li>The young people dance and throw romantic parties . </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>In UK there is a tradition to make a special little bread of seeds, plums… </li></ul><ul><li>The English children sing special songs and receive presents, fruits... </li></ul><ul><li>The tradition among the single women. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>There is the same tradition as in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>The people celebrate it with a St. Valentine´s dinner. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>In Denmark there is a tradition of giving white flowers. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Cupid is in the Roman mythology , the God of Love. </li></ul><ul><li>His wings to show that “the love is short” and his bandaged eyes to prove that “the love is blind”. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>The Cupid is the son of Venus, the Goddess of Beauty and Fertility, and Mars, the God of War. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Venus was worried because her son couldn´t grow up. </li></ul><ul><li>Anteros is another Venus´ son. He is the God of Love-returned and of Passion. </li></ul><ul><li>When the Cupid and Anteros were together, Cupid transformed himself on a handsome man. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>1. In the two week period leadind up to Valentine´s Day, American sales of gold jewelry lead to $34,000,000 dollars. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Approximately 141,000,000 Valentine´s Day cards are exchanged annually, making the Valentine´s Day th seconds most popular card-sending holiday. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Antivalentinism <ul><li>Commercialism: some people think that Valentine’s Day is losing its meaning and becoming too commercial. </li></ul><ul><li>Alternatives: It´s anticommercialism . </li></ul>
  14. 15. Love Is... by Adrian Henry <ul><li>Love is... </li></ul><ul><li>Love is feeling cold in the back of vans </li></ul><ul><li>Love is a fanclub with only two fans </li></ul><ul><li>Love is walking holding paintstained hands </li></ul><ul><li>Love is... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Love is fish and chips on winter nights </li></ul><ul><li>Love is blankets full of strange delights </li></ul><ul><li>Love is when you don't put out the light </li></ul><ul><li>Love is... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Love is the presents in Christmas shops </li></ul><ul><li>Love is when you're feeling Top of the Pops </li></ul><ul><li>Love is what happens when the music stops </li></ul><ul><li>Love is... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Love is white panties lying all forlorn Love is pink nightdresses still slightly warm Love is when you have to leave at dawn Love is...   Love is you and love is me Love is a prison and love is free Love's what's there when you are away from me Love is...
  15. 16. <ul><li>http:// es.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%ADa desanValent%C3%ADn </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.familia.cl/ContenedorTmp/14Febrero/amor2.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// es.wikipedia.org / wiki /Cupido </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mydearvalentine.com </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>END </li></ul>

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