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Love in the Air: Valentine’s Day Takes Nepal by Storm Among Youth


Valentine’s Day, a celebration of love, has become increasingly popular among the youth in Nepal. The once foreign holiday has now gained a foothold in the country, with many young Nepalis eagerly participating in the festivities.

February 14th, also known as Valentine’s Day, is now celebrated in Nepal with a variety of activities such as exchanging gifts, going on romantic dates, and sending love messages to their loved ones. While some people view Valentine’s Day as a commercialized holiday, others see it as an opportunity to express their love and affection towards their partners.


Many young people in Nepal eagerly await Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to express their love and affection. In Kathmandu, the capital city, the streets are filled with couples holding hands and exchanging gifts. The markets are filled with Valentine’s Day cards, chocolates, and flowers.

The youth in Nepal are embracing Valentine’s Day as a way to express their feelings and connect with their loved ones. The celebration has also become a way to break away from traditional norms and embrace a more modern way of life.


However, the celebration of Valentine’s Day in Nepal is not without controversy. Some conservative groups view the holiday as a Western cultural invasion and are opposed to it. There have been incidents of vandalism and protests against Valentine’s Day celebrations in the past.


Despite the opposition, Valentine’s Day continues to attract the youth in Nepal, and the celebration of love on this day is growing in popularity. It has become a way for young Nepalis to connect and express their feelings towards each other, breaking away from traditional norms and embracing a more modern way of life.

Model: Sapana Singh/ Trikha Pariyar/ Sanjana Thapa

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