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cards/flowers: religious celerations and observances

Cards/flowers: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 2 months






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Chinese New Year**Monday February 4, 2019cards/flowers 
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Chinese New Year**Tuesday February 5, 2019cards/flowers 
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Mother's Day*Sunday February 10, 2019cards/flowers 
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Valentine's Day*Thursday February 14, 2019cards/flowers 
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Valentine's Day*Thursday February 14, 2019cards/flowers 
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Defenders' Day**Friday February 15, 2019cards/flowers 
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Dragobete*Sunday February 24, 2019cards/flowers 
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Chinese New Year -
Monday February 4, 2019

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Chinese New Year -
Tuesday February 5, 2019

cards/flowers : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. NOT a public holiday


Mother's Day -
Sunday February 10, 2019

cards/flowers : Mother’s day has evolved in many countries in different ways. This is because mother’s day has different origins in different countries and therefore occurs on different days in the year. One school of thought claims that this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Mother worship which kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of gods, and Rhea, the wife of Cronus, was held on March 15 to March 18 around Asia Minor. They insist that this custom spread around the world. Mothering Sunday is the celebration of motherhood in the United Kingdom. It is also known as Mid-lent Sunday, Rose Sunday and Laetare Sunday. It originally comes from the Victorian practice of allowing servants to return home to visit their mothers on this day. In the United States, Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet. Howe’s Battle Hymn of the Republic was first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862 and quickly became one of the most popular songs for the Union during the American Civil War. After the war she focused her activities on the causes of Pacifism and women’s suffrage. In 1870 she was the first to proclaim Mother’s Day, with her Mother’s Day Proclamation.


Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February Women purchase gifts for men on February 14, and men reciprocate their love and affection on “White Day,” March 14.


Valentine's Day -
Friday February 14, 2020

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February


Defenders' Day -
Saturday February 15, 2020

cards/flowers : NOT a public holiday


Dragobete -
Sunday February 24, 2019

cards/flowers : Dragobete was the son of Baba Dochia, which stands for the main character in the pagan myth related to spring arrival and the end of the harsh winter. Due to his endless kindness he was chosen – according to some sources, by Virgin Mary – to be the Guardian of Love. The day is particularly known as the day when the birds are betrothed . It is around this time that the birds begin to build their nests and mate. On this day, considered locally the first day of spring, boys and girls gather vernal flowers and sing together. [Wikipedia]