What Is Rose Day 2017 History Use of Rose

Rose Day Information February Special Days For Lovers

Rose day is the first day of the Valentine’s week which is celebrated every year on 7th of February by the youths as well as interested people of any age group. It is the event of western culture which has been started celebrating in all regions of the country.

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How Rose Day is Celebrated

Rose day is specially celebrated by the youths of the country by gifting a red rose to his/her loved ones in order to express his/her endless love forever. Offering a red rose at this day is the way to express the deep and heart feeling to the loved ones in very simple ways which cannot be expressed by words. However; there are many colorful roses which are available for different relationship and occasions.

History of red roses

The cultivation of roses, which dates back to 35 million years also has been used for various reasons, like showing affection, for peace and as symbol for romance since time immemorial. If you go back into history of the 15th century, you will come across the event of ‘War of the Roses’, during which the red rose was used as the House of Lancaster’s emblem, while the white rose was the emblem for the House of York.

History shows that the red roses were used as symbol of love since Cleopatra days i.e. 30 BC. The incredibly beautiful Cleopatra, had created a carpet of red roses to receive Antony to her bedroom.

However, red roses actually became popular during the Victorian era, as people, by then, had become quite enthusiastic about these beautiful flowers, especially in the color red.

Meanwhile, they had started being used in idioms and verses by the literary giants including Shakespeare. Since then, these flowers have been widely used as romantic symbol. These most beautiful flowers are still continued to be used today by people all across the world.

St. Valentine’s Day, love and flowers all became inter-related in the 14th century. But 14th February started to be celebrated as lover’s day, especially after Shakespeare composed Hamlet in early 16th century and also because St. Valentines is commemorated on this Day.

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Red Rose – It stands for love and romance

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Yellow Rose – stand for friendship, joy and even used as ‘get well soon’ message

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Pink Rose – It stands as an expression of gratitude and appreciation

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