Valentine’s Day Around The World

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A carnation-selling clown speaks on a mobile phone at the entrance to a park in Beijing on Febraury 14, 2013. Businesses in the Chinese capital were said to be fearing the proximity of Chinese Lunar New Year falling just days before Valentine's day, after some nine million Beijingers were reported to have left the city for the annual holiday exodous, according to state media. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Iraqi woman shops at a store on Valentine's Day in Baghdad on February 14, 2013. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Singapore Celebrates Valentine's Day
Singapore Celebrates Valentine's Day
SINGAPORE - FEBRUARY 14: A couple jokes around in a mall selling Valentine's day gift items at Orchard Road on February 14, 2013 in Singapore. Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love, romance and friendship and is celebrated worldwide annually in different ways on February 14. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
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Sri Lankan activists hold up balloons during a celebration of Valentine's Day in Colombo on February 14, 2013. Valentine?s Day in mainly Buddhist Sri Lanka is often noted as a marketing opportunity for hotels and gift shops capitalising on the holiday. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo by Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian vendor sells heart-shaped balloons on the occasion of Valentine's Day in Amritsar on February 14, 2013. Hindu organizations strongly oppose Valentine's Day celebrations citing them as a cultural invasion of the conservative nation. AFP PHOTO /NARINDER NANU (Photo by NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
China Celebrates Valentine Day
China Celebrates Valentine Day
BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 14: A couple dressed in traditional Chinese costumes have wedding portraits made on Valentine's Day February 14, 2013 in Beijing, China. Young Chinese couples have embraced the Western concept of Valentine's Day with hawkers selling roses and chocolates. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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Red veils are displayed at a clothes shop for Muslim women on Valentine's Day in Beirut's Muslim Basta neighbourhood on February 14, 2013. Valentine's Day is increasingly popular in the region as people have taken up the custom of giving flowers, cards, chocolates and gifts to sweethearts to celebrate the occasion. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH (Photo by JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)
Valentine's Day At Walt Disney World In Florida
Valentine's Day At Walt Disney World In Florida
(Feb. 14, 2013) Guests watch "famous Disney couples" dance on the Cinderella Castle stage Feb. 14, 2013 at the Magic Kingdom park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. A special show was part of a "Limited Time Magic" event to celebrate Valentine's Day at the Walt Disney World Resort. (Photo by Gene Duncan, photographer)
Couples Get Married In Group Ceremony On Valentine's Day
Couples Get Married In Group Ceremony On Valentine's Day
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 14: Brides line up with their husbands to be as they participate in a group Valentine's day wedding at the National Croquet Center on February 14, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The group wedding ceremony is put on by the Palm Beach Country Clerk & Comptroller's office and approximately 40 couples tied the knot. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Asda's Valentine's Day: Kate And Wills Flower Artwork
Asda's Valentine's Day: Kate And Wills Flower Artwork
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 13: How rose-mantic: Asda joins forces with Joseph Massie to create a stunning portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made entirely from the supermarket's Valentine's Day flowers at Trafalgar Square on February 13, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images for ASDA)
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