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When is Valentine’s Day? Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Today Valentine’s Day is celebrated to spread and confess love especially one between lovers. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of February each year. Valentine’s Day in 2018 fell on 14th February which was a Wednesday. Though not a federal holiday, the celebration is no less grand than any other. Valentine’s Day is said to have been adopted from both Christian and Roman roots.

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When is Good Friday and Why is it called Good Friday?

Good Friday is a holy day celebrated by the Christians all over the world to pay tribute to Jesus Christ getting crucified to pay for the sins of man. This day is celebrated on a Friday two days before Easter. It is a day of prayer and mourning to remember Christ’s great sacrifice. The ‘Good’ in Good Friday means Holy according to old English. Good Friday in 2018 was observed on 30 March.

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When is St Patrick’s Day? History, Traditions, and Trivia

Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration in memory of the death of the Irish saint St Patrick. This day is celebrated on the 17th of March every year. St Patrick’s Day in 2018 fell on 17th March which was a Saturday. Saint Patrick’s Day started as a feast, a religious one but has now turned into something bigger. People all over the world celebrate the culture of Ireland with dance, music, parades and not to forget splurges of the colour green.

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