February 14 is the day of romantic surprises. This day is perfectly appropriate to reveal the feelings that have lurked in the heart for a long time. There is no need to hide your emotions, instead it is necessary to declare your love to those who are dear to you. What could possibly be more beautiful than two loving hearts together!
".. The day when even the most timid and hesitant person can tell you everything without saying a word. "
February 14 - Valentine's Day or the day associated with romantic love is a feast that came into our lives recently, but has been celebrated in Europe since the 13th century. It is a beautiful, gentle and romantic holiday that praises love. A celebration for all those people who are in love.
Initially, Valentine's Day was purely a Catholic feast, but now it has become massively popular and is considered to be one of the most favorite holidays in the 21st century. Celebrating Valentine's Day is entirely an individual choice, but this day serves as a great reason to tell your beloved ones about how much you care about them, sing the praises of love or simply tell that special someone how you really feel.
Saint Valentine’s Day in Latvia
Valentine's Day is a rather new and unknown feast for Latvia – not gaining popularity before the 1990’s. Despite this, the celebration immediately resonated among Latvians and which now enjoys high popularity.
One of the first events that took place in Latvia, particularly in Riga, was a ball dedicated to all lovers held in the Riga Stock Exchange Museum. The Valentines ball was headed by Leonid Yakubovich, a popular Russian TV host. And right after the Valentines Ball, Valentine's Day gained significance in Latvians’ lives.
Have a romantic stroll
Riga has numerous architectural and cultural showplaces of both European and world importance, the whole city imbued with magic and romance. Particularly the historical part of the city - Old Riga. Art Nouveau style buildings and wooden architecture will tell you about the rich history of Riga and how life was like before. Riga is a city of contrasts, where you can learn lots of new things as well as pampering yourself and your loved one with a relaxing romantic weekend at the lavish and beautiful spa at the Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel Riga.