Feb 14th, the Valentine’s Day, is a day of lovers celebrating love and romance. This traditional western festival has been existed for over 1,000 years. The special thing on Valentine’s Day is that lovers present gift to each other to express their love and affection. Nowadays, the heart shape, pigeons, and Cupid are regarded as the symbol of Valentine’s Day.
Chinese Valentine’s Day
In oriental culture, there is also a “Valentine’s Day” in China, which is call as Qi Xi (七夕, qī xī). This is a traditional festival emerged and inherited from the thousands years of history of Chinese culture.
It is also said the Qi Xi was originated from the worship of time and nature in ancient times. In Chinese, 七 (qī) pronounces the same as the word 期 (qī). As they are homonymic, 七 can embody the same meaning with 期: expectation. Thus the term Qi Xi expresses the expectation between lovers of seeing each other.
TeaVire’s Valentine’s Day: Double Reward Points
Reward Points earned from all Flower Teas are upgraded Double, from 2/14 to 2/17. During the festival, you can gain twice points as much as usual.
Bring a piece of blossoming tea home, and gain doubled love with a nice cup of tea.