Vancouver, B.C., February 14, 2017
Happy Valentine’s Day 2017! We wish you a joyful day surrounded by loved ones. What better day to show your loved ones how much they truly mean to you than today?
Valentine’s day is a day dedicated to celebrating relationships and friendships. It’s a day where you can reconnect and honour those you love. Valentine’s day has been a long tradition also referred to as Saint Valentine’s Day and Feast of Saint Valentine. So, how did this day become such a popular cultural and commercial celebration in today’s society?
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Here are a few theories about this popular day!
There are several theories that concern the true origin of Valentine’s Day but the all surround the existence of a man named Valentine or Valentinus. He is continuously described as a romantic individual who believed love is essential in life. The most popular version dates back to the times of the Roman Empire during the reign of Emperor Claudius ll. The story follows a man named Valentine who helped young men wed their loved ones while at the time this was only allowed for older men.
Throughout the course of history, Valentine’s day has developed into a commercial phenomenon, dominating in areas of purchasing flowers, chocolates, and writing lovely cards.
Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Another round of the Virtual Toronto Gift + Home Market is awaiting us in August. As we are seeing many improvements and openings concerning Covid-19 restrictions, large scale indoor events, however, cannot yet take place in Ontario. Therefore, we welcome another round of the Virtual Toronto Gift + Home Market in August. MyBrilliantStar will take part again with a virtual booth and full online service. The show will be LIVE from August 9-12, however our online booth will be accessible for retailers far beyond the live show, from August 9 – September 3.
Happy Canada Day! Today on Canada Day, you will see it proudly flying throughout the country. Maybe you’ve waved a paper hand flag on Canada Day, or worn it as a pin on your jacket. Maybe you’ve even sewn one on to your travel backpack! Regardless of where you see it, the National Flag of Canada stands out both at home and abroad as one of the most striking and recognizable symbols representing Canada.