Rose Day 2018 would be celebrated by people across the world on February 07 (Tuesday). Rose Day is the first day that marks the beginning of Valentine’s Week for everyone.
Rose Day 2018
Rose Day - With a bunch of Red roses, you can express your undying love for your sweetheart and can make him/her feel special. Rose Day is celebrated by a large number of people around the globe by gifting a red rose to his/her loved ones.
Rose Day 2018 Date
When: February 07 (Wednesday)
Rose Day - Rose Day is the first important day of the week preceding the Valentine's Day. Since a rose is an evocative and strong symbol of love in different cultures, this day is truly special. Rose Day kicks off the mood for celebration of love during the week that begins on the 7th of February. Roses are a source of inspiration to many people. Perhaps nothing can beat the mood a rose can create and that is why it is the perfect start to a new relationship, whether of pure friendship or romantic love. Rose Day concept is of western origin, but is now widely celebrated in India with enthusiasm by its young population. What cannot be so well expressed in the language of words, a rose bud or flower is able to do in minutes. Rose Day provides the best opportunity for people to express their purest emotions of love in a very suave yet affectionate way. Today, Rose Day celebration has become part of common culture in many countries.
How Rose Day is celebrated
Rose Day is celebrated by the youth who convey their deep and profound feelings to their loved ones by gifting a rose. Rose Day is a complete celebration as it is an occasion for spreading excitement and joie-de-vivre. Youngsters especially give in to the spirit of the day, greeting their friends or anyone they consider special with a rose. Rose Day is an opportunity for the youngsters to forge new friendships and to convey their feelings to their friends, girlfriends, boyfriends and relatives. A bouquet of luscious roses can be seen almost everywhere, suffusing not just the external environment with its fragrance and freshness, but also every relationship.
Significance of the different colors of Rose
The rose variously stands for romantic love, passion, appreciation and acknowledgement, joy, kindness, and as such people like to send their wishes laden with the special meaning of rose. Most people invariably go for a red rose to express their emotions. However, to send out a message that conveys your exact thoughts, choosing the right colour of the rose can make all the difference. The colors of roses and what they stand for is given below:
Red - implies love and passion. Couples giving red roses express sincere and passionate love for each other. A single rose simply means 'I love you'.
Yellow - suggests warmth and joviality. Those gifting yellow flowers express joy and the promise of an endearing relationship.
Pink - indicates cheerfulness, grace and gentleness. Those offering pink flowers infuse brightness, sweetness and happiness in their friendship or relationship.
Dark pink - implies appreciation and gratitude. Those giving dark pink roses express their admiration and thank each other for their requited love.
Purple/Lavender - denotes love at first sight/enchantment. Those exchanging lavender roses evince their deep interest in each other at first sight. A purple rose says 'I am besotted with you'.
What people do on Rose Day?
Couples whether aged or young usher this special day with much energy, enthusiasm and elation. On Rose day, people like to broach the topic of love or simply attempt to know someone better by the simple gesture of gifting a rose. So, they find it a very romantic gesture to hand-pick roses for someone special, so they start this day in this way. Love birds give each other scarlet roses, to express their passion for each other. People go out for intimate dinners, shopping and movies. Some couples like to drive to an adventurous spot or a place with a romantic setting. Many people attend Rose-Day themed dos at pubs or local clubs. Many people raise a toast to friendship, companionship and eternal love and sing songs.
The jovial spirit of the day is so infectious that many people who are clumsy with expressions of love also find a way to engage in interesting conversations. People send text messages and use the social media to the hilt on this day. Some people also use this occasion to support charity or give gifts to underprivileged children or the homeless. People wish their loved ones and best friends by greeting each other vivaciously and sharing homemade brunch/lunch or dinner. Overall, people plan their day for this occasion much in advance so that everything can fall into place perfectly.
Rose Day Quotes
''O my Luve is like a red, red rose / That's newly sprung in June'' are one of the most romantic oft-repeated lines of a poem by Robert Burns. Such quotes are eternally powerful in their meaning and affect the recipient exactly like it is supposed to - positively. Rose Day has great significance for people who wish to open their hearts to someone special or are reluctant to say the magical words of love. Rose Day quotes are very useful in expressing deep-seated emotions. Some are mentioned below:
Rose Day Quotes
- Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet. Katharine Lee Bates
- A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. – Leo Buscaglia
- What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. - William Shakespeare
- Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all. – W. Somerset Maugham
- Love and a red rose can’t be hid. - Thomas Holcroft
- One rose says more than the dozen. - Wendy Craig
- Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet. - Katharine Lee Bates