Celebrate Love Worldwide: Valentine's Day in Mexico

Last Updated: February 14, 2013 by
Categories: Mexico

Big Heart of Art - 1000 Visual MashupsEverybody is familiar with the red carnations — roses for the lucky — and heart-shaped chocolate boxes that mean Valentine’s Day here in the U.S., but what are Valentine's Day traditions in other countries?
On the other side of the planet, the expense is on the other gender.

In Mexico, traditions of the day vary as well.

Spanish Professor Marta G. Montemayor said Valentine’s Day in Mexico is referred to as “El Dia del Amor y la Amistad,” or “The Day of Love and Friendship.”

Gifts are not limited to people of romantic interest; friends also exchange gifts.

That way no one need feel lonely on Valentine's Day in Mexico.

If you don’t have a lover, then you celebrate with friends.

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