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Valentine's Day Celebrations Around the World; See Pictures

India | News18 | February 15, 2018, 10:50 am
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 A young couple takes a selfie in front of the Taj Mahal replica at Echo Park on Valentines Day, on the outskirts of Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

A young couple takes a selfie in front of the Taj Mahal replica at Echo Park on Valentines Day, on the outskirts of Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 People kiss on the Old Port of Marseille, southern France, to mark Valentine's Day. (Image: AP)

People kiss on the Old Port of Marseille, southern France, to mark Valentine's Day. (Image: AP)

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 A man kneels in front of a girl on the Bridge of Love in Kiev, Ukraine, on St. Valentine's Day. (Image: AP)

A man kneels in front of a girl on the Bridge of Love in Kiev, Ukraine, on St. Valentine's Day. (Image: AP)

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 A child jumps from a promenade after attempting to sell heart-shaped balloons to a couple in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

A child jumps from a promenade after attempting to sell heart-shaped balloons to a couple in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 Fireworks detonate as people kiss on the Old Port of Marseille, southern France, to mark Valentine's Day. (Image: AP)

Fireworks detonate as people kiss on the Old Port of Marseille, southern France, to mark Valentine's Day. (Image: AP)

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 Brides and grooms walk in a procession towards the venue during a community mass wedding ceremony on Valentine Day in Kolkata. (Image: AP)

Brides and grooms walk in a procession towards the venue during a community mass wedding ceremony on Valentine Day in Kolkata. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistani vendors sell heart-shaped balloons on Valentine's Day in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistani vendors sell heart-shaped balloons on Valentine's Day in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A female fire dancer juggles torches during a Valentine's Day performance at Taguig, metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: AP)

A female fire dancer juggles torches during a Valentine's Day performance at Taguig, metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: AP)

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 Women hold heart-shaped balloons on Valentine's Day, in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: AP)

Women hold heart-shaped balloons on Valentine's Day, in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: AP)

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 A bride and groom stand next to a horse-drawn carriage outside the Palace of Westminster in central London, Britain. (Image: AP)

A bride and groom stand next to a horse-drawn carriage outside the Palace of Westminster in central London, Britain. (Image: AP)

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 A woman with a red heart-shaped balloon texts to someone in a park on Valentine's Day in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: AP)

A woman with a red heart-shaped balloon texts to someone in a park on Valentine's Day in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistani girls buy flowers to celebrate the Valentine's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistani girls buy flowers to celebrate the Valentine's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Couples dressed in a traditional Himachali attire celebrate Valentine's day, at Kufri in Shimla. (Image: PTI)

Couples dressed in a traditional Himachali attire celebrate Valentine's day, at Kufri in Shimla. (Image: PTI)

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 Afghan girls walk past a shop selling gifts for Valentine's Day in Kabul. (Image: AP)

Afghan girls walk past a shop selling gifts for Valentine's Day in Kabul. (Image: AP)

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 An Afghan woman holds a bouquet of roses as she leaves a flower shop on Valentine's Day in Kabul. (Image: AP)

An Afghan woman holds a bouquet of roses as she leaves a flower shop on Valentine's Day in Kabul. (Image: AP)

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 A girl poses for a photograph at

A girl poses for a photograph at "Window to the Heart," a Valentine's Day themed art installation in Times Square in New York. (Image: AP)

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 A woman carrying an umbrella to shade her from the suns rays and another hand to carry a number of Valentines Day balloons for her family members. (Image: AP)

A woman carrying an umbrella to shade her from the suns rays and another hand to carry a number of Valentines Day balloons for her family members. (Image: AP)

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 A girl walks past a heart-shaped rose-bouquet as Valentine's Day is being celebrated in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A girl walks past a heart-shaped rose-bouquet as Valentine's Day is being celebrated in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Vendors make the rounds of a busy street to sell heart-shaped balloons as Filipinos and people all over the world celebrate Valentine's Day in Paranaque, southeast of Manila, Philippines. (Image: AP)

Vendors make the rounds of a busy street to sell heart-shaped balloons as Filipinos and people all over the world celebrate Valentine's Day in Paranaque, southeast of Manila, Philippines. (Image: AP)

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 Women chat as they hold flowers during a Valentine's Day celebration in front of a gift shop in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

Women chat as they hold flowers during a Valentine's Day celebration in front of a gift shop in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A couple takes a selfie in front of

A couple takes a selfie in front of "Love Lock" fence, the symbol of undying love with God, near the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Paranaque city, as part of Valentine's Day celebrations, Metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

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 A penguin carries heart-shaped nesting material which it received from biologists as a Valentine's Day promotion at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. (Image: AP)

A penguin carries heart-shaped nesting material which it received from biologists as a Valentine's Day promotion at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. (Image: AP)

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 An Afghan flower vendor arranges balloons for Valentine's Day in Kabul. (Image: AP)

An Afghan flower vendor arranges balloons for Valentine's Day in Kabul. (Image: AP)

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 A couple buy flowers to celebrate Valentine's Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP/PTI)

A couple buy flowers to celebrate Valentine's Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 Public health officer gives a prenatal vitamins to a couple during a Valentine's Day celebration at the Laksi district in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

Public health officer gives a prenatal vitamins to a couple during a Valentine's Day celebration at the Laksi district in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man buys flowers for Valentine's Day in Los Angeles, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

A man buys flowers for Valentine's Day in Los Angeles, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

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 A shopkeeper hangs newly arrived stock at his shop in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: Reuters)

A shopkeeper hangs newly arrived stock at his shop in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A group of women choose among bouquets at a flower market in Dimasalang district, metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

A group of women choose among bouquets at a flower market in Dimasalang district, metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

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 Vendors sell balloons and flowers at a flower market in Dimasalang district, metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

Vendors sell balloons and flowers at a flower market in Dimasalang district, metro Manila, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

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 Bears are seen for sale on Valentine's Day in Los Angeles, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

Bears are seen for sale on Valentine's Day in Los Angeles, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

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 Friends gather outside a Catholic church amidst hundreds of love locks placed at the fountain's railing as Filipinos and people all over the world celebrate Valentine's Day in Paranaque, Philippines. (Image: AP)

Friends gather outside a Catholic church amidst hundreds of love locks placed at the fountain's railing as Filipinos and people all over the world celebrate Valentine's Day in Paranaque, Philippines. (Image: AP)

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 Lebanese citizens walk by Valentine's Day decorations, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: AP)

Lebanese citizens walk by Valentine's Day decorations, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: AP)

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