Wednesday, 04 September 2013 00:00

September, month of "love and friendship"

September is a month of celebration for Colombians as we celebrate the day of "love and friendship" this day is celebrated traditionally the third Saturday. A day on which lovers, friends, family pay a tribute to love or friendship, One of the important traditions at this time is to play "secret friend" throughout the month are given gifts and chocolates, flowers, cards revealing at the end who is the secret friend. This day is also known in other countries as the "day of St. Valentine "in the United States, which is celebrated on February 14th in Brazil known as "Day Two namorados" held on June 12 in China "Qi qiao jie" held in early August. This is one of those months when increased sales of flowers in the country, which only 3% of Colombian flower production remains in the domestic market and 97% is exported mostly to 88 destinations being the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, Japan, and Canada the main countries where it is exported, Colombia the second exporter with more than 45,000 species.
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