It serves as a complement to Valentine's Day for people who are single, that is, not involved in a romantic relationship.
It is a celebration of love in all forms recognising the love between friends, family and loving. The United Kingdom have two 'days' attributed to highlighting the single status.
It is celebrated on 11 March with the aim to empower those who identify themselves as single. On Singles Awareness Day, single people gather to celebrate or to commiserate in their single status.
Some want to remind romantic couples that they don't need to be in tday relationship to celebrate life. Common activities during include singles' events, travelingvolunteeringtreating oneself to popular activities, gathering of family and friends, and gift-giving for oneself.
One increasingly popular activity is to travel to Brazil and witness the Brazilian Carnival ; [ citation needed single people of today Brazil celebrates Valentine's Day not in February, but in June. Another similar option is to celebrate Mardi Gras instead, which occurs around the same time as Valentine's Day.
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