What are the public holidays in February?

winter month of February has a lot of holidays, there are at least thirty.This article will feature well-known and not so public holidays, which are rich in February.Weekends and holidays give people a huge amount of energy and joy.

Defender of the Fatherland Day

deserves special attention, of course, a holiday - on 23 February.Now this holiday is increasingly perceived as a man's day, and decided to give my congratulations, not only those who have passed military service.In the working calendar, it is considered a day off since 2002.On the history of the worth mentioning separately.

Initially this holiday called the Day of the Red Army and Navy, because at this time in 1918, the Red Guard for the first time won in the fight against German troops.In the USSR, this date was the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy.His current name of the holiday was only in 1993.Defender of the Fatherland Day, our country celebrates the great triumph and warmth.Everyone is proud of the power of the army of the Russian state, because it is the best in the world.

on February 23 have to remember that Russia has been and remains the best country in the military sphere.Men past army, ready at any time to go to war, are the real heroes.On this day devoted to them all gifts and presents.

Valentine's Day

good mood give all holidays.In February, celebrate the wonderful festival, which is dedicated to all couples in love.On this day people recognize each other in love.

Legend occurrence of this celebration is very interesting.Probably many know her.Bishop Valentin secret from the government in Rome was crowned pairs.Loving hearts thanks to him before God could ever become husband and wife.Valentine was executed on February 14, so on this day it was decided to check out.Many couples choose this date for the wedding, thinking that because marriage is stronger.

Many wonder why the February 14 all write to each other "Valentine".The answer is simple: Valentine before his death wrote a declaration of love to a girl in the letter (in another version, their friends and relatives).This day is really wonderful.Look for their second half and give them a lot of positive emotions!


week before the beginning of Lent is Pancake week.This ancient Slavic festival, which has a lot of traditions.Every day of the week has a specific name, as well as the rules for its implementation.Carnival symbolizes the farewell to winter, it is the time people meet spring.During this week, as a rule, people go to visit each other, to bake pancakes shaped like the sun.

not only on the street at this time is getting warmer, but in the hearts of men.On Sunday, people gather on the holiday festivities, burning an effigy.Also on the last day of Maslenitsa people ask one another for forgiveness.It should be noted that this celebration is preserved not only in the villages, and cities.

Less well-known holidays in February

We covered the most famous date.All holidays in February, very bright and good.Of course, this month there are significant days on which few people know, but nevertheless about them, too, it should be said.Most of them are professional holidays such as the Day of the dentist, the Day of the transport police, Diplomatic Worker's Day and others.

also many important Orthodox holidays there in February, for example Presentation of the Lord, Day of St. Sava of Storozhev, of Zvenigorod miracle worker, and it is inFebruary begins Lent.

And what holidays in February, you know?