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"Vivo Per Lei"- Andrea Bocelli & Vera Weiss on St Valentines Day

 Andrea Bocelli and Vera Weiss

On a day dedicated to lovers all over the world, celebrate by enjoying this romantic video recorded on a German TV Programme, and hear the magnificent voice of Andrea Bocelli singing a duet with the beautiful Vera Weiss, a popular and talented singer from Germany who also has a superb vocal range . “Vivo Per Lei”  ( Living for You)  is sung in Italian and German.  Just relax and enjoy this beautiful Day.  Dario

Valentine’s Day started in the time of the Roman Empire. In ancient Rome, February 14th was a holiday to honour Juno the Queen of the Roman Gods and Goddesses. The Romans also knew her as the Goddess of women and marriage. The following day, February 15th, began the Feast of Lupercalia.

Today February 14 has become the date for exchanging love messages and a celebration of St. Valentine, the patron saint of lovers. The date is marked by sending poems and simple gifts, such as flowers, to loved ones and secret loves. By far, Valentine’s Day Flowers are the most popular gift today. Customs vary across the globe on how lovers celebrate this special day so out of the many, I have chosen just two examples.

In Spain, it is customary for husbands to send their wives bouquets of roses and for courting couples to exchange gifts on Valentine’s Day.

In Italy, Valentine’s Day was once celebrated as a Spring Festival, held in the open air, where young people would gather in tree arbors or ornamental gardens to listen to music and the reading of poetry, but in the Piedmontese City of Turin, it was the custom for betrothed couples to announce their engagements on February 14. For some days ahead of time, the shops would be decorated and filled with all manner of chocolates and delicious sweets.


Dario Poli

Composer, artist, and a published author and illustrator. He is initiator of the campaign to present a better image Internationally, of Marbella and the Costa del Sol. Composer of the music "Marbella Marbella" used as the anthem of the campaign and also many other recorded compositions including Nostradamus, and Corazon, for The Children for Peace Onlus charity in Rome as well as the co-author of the powerful musical drama Lady X and The Power of Destiny. He is also the editor and a founder member of this website.

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