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Valentine's Day celebrated around the world by different names

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DETROIT, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day or a similar day of romance and friendship is celebrated in almost every country on the planet.  This should be no surprise as every culture has a need for a way to express romance and friendship between individuals in their society.

Across the globe approximately 14.5 billion dollars will be spent this year from young children to grandparents on Valentine's Day celebrations.  According to findings, people living in Singapore are among the biggest spenders on Valentine's Day, with 60% of Singaporeans spending between $100 and $500 for this holiday.

Valentine's Day in Mexico is known as "Dia del amory la Amistad", which means the Day of Love and Friendship.  Other Latin American countries celebrating on February 14th include Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Puerto Rico.

In Spain Valentine's Day is known as "San Valentin" and in France it is known as "Saint Valentin".  In Portugal it is referred to as "Dia dos Namorados" or Lovers Day.

February 14th is known as "Valentinsdag" in Norway and Denmark.  In Sweden it is called "alla hjartans dag" which translates into All Hearts' Day.  In Finland Valentine's Day is called "Ystavanpaiva" which translates into Friend's Day.  

By whatever name you choose to celebrate your love or friendship FlowerDeliveryExpress.com can deliver flowers or other Valentine gifts around the world.  It is never too early to say "Happy Valentine's".  In addition to their floral offerings, they also have a wide variety of items including cookies, chocolates and specialty gift baskets.  Be sure to order early before prices increase.

About FlowerDeliveryExpress.com
FlowerDeliveryExpress.com is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.  The company has also been voted "Best Florist" over a dozen times.  FlowerDeliveryExpress.com delivers from their own brick and mortar flower shops with their own delivery fleet, and through FedEx and UPS from coast to coast.  Deliveries are also made via a computerized sending network of affiliated shops.  They provide delivery throughout most of the United States, Canada, and over eighty countries around the world.

Wesley Berry is the CEO of FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, a multi-million dollar online floral delivery operation.  He also owns Wesley Berry Flowers, a Detroit-based brick and mortar florist established in 1946.

Shoppers can conveniently make floral purchases by phone at 888.851.2881 and online at www.FlowerDeliveryExpress.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

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