Celebrating Valentine's Day has been a long-time tradition not just for Filipinos but for millions of people across the globe. Following the examples of Saint Valentine, the patron saint of lovers, they usually see this day as the best opportunity to express their love for their partners or loved ones.
Although couples tend to honor this day by giving each other flowers, chocolates, or handwritten notes, everyone should be reminded that Valentine's Day is much more than that. It is time to celebrate love in all its forms, romantically or not.
Finding yourself without a date this February? Fret not as these activities can be done with your friends or barkada to celebrate the day and further amplify the fun:
1. Bake heart-shaped brownies
Who could say no to brownies? More so to heart-shaped ones? Spend the day baking sweet treats to munch on.
You can stick with the classic and chewy chocolate flavor or you may mix in a drop or two of red food coloring for a red velvet brownie craze.
2. Have a polaroid photoshoot
Grab your pals and your polaroid camera and have a Valentine's Day-themed photoshoot. Play with props such as rose petals, molten chocolate, and origami hearts for more quirky shots. Be creative and make memories as you go.
3. Go ice skating
Being inhabitants of a tropical country makes most Pinoys foreign to ice skating. Yet, it is never too late to try it out with your friends. Just imagine spending a couple of hours on the cold rink, laughing and gliding with your friends across the ice.
4. Attend a local concert
Original Pinoy Music (OPM) at this era has become a big hit as local bands and artists strive to maintain its glory. For sure, your friends cannot help but sing to the songs of IV of Spades and Ben&Ben when you are out for a jamming session.
This March 7-8, 2020, ready your concert voice and snag some tickets for the Wanderland Music & Arts Festival to be held at Filinvest City Events Grounds in Alabang. Catch the live performances of your favorite OPM idols along with Joji, Sabrina Claudio, Bruno Major, Omar Apollo, and many more!
5. Gather for a multiplayer mobile game
Don't have enough budget to go on fancy outdoor dates? Worry not because you can still spend Valentine's Day at home with your barkada by playing mobile games all day.
Bring out your snacks and sneak into the worlds of NBA Jam, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, PUBG Mobile, and Minecraft.
6. Go for a group blind date
Forget about the physical qualities that you look for a partner and just go on and brave a blind date with your pals. By doing so, you may either find your soulmate or realize that single life is just best spent with your friends.
These six thrilling activities show that there is more than one way to make Valentine's Day sweeter. Either you celebrate it with a special someone or your barkada, all your allotted time, money, and effort will be worth it because what truly matters is how you express love for those you care about.
Even if you do not have a date this Valentine's Day, your friends will surely be there to spend the day with you. As they say, "'Wag atat magka-lovelife," your dream guy or girl will come at the right time. For now, seize every moment with them and watch this video.
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