You may have seen old men who wore a traditional dress, playing `Highland Bagpipe in the movies. Have you ever known that this `Bagpiper is a cultural symbol of Scotland? `Great Highland Bagpipe is the famous traditional Scottish music instrument consisting of three drones and a melody pipe with a bag. Scotland is a country which is part of the United Kingdom. It occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
As with celebrations in other countries, Valentine's Day is the best chance you will get to tell your loved one how you feel in style, no matter in which Scandinavian country you are - Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland or Finland. As Valentine's Day is celebrated around the world, the spirit of this day also creeps to the cold Scandinavian regions. It's true that there are umpteen numbers of myths regarding the origins of the Valentine's Day. However, with all the celebrations, Valentine is emphasized to be a romantic figure and therefore is one of the most popular among European saints.
Italy is the land of hot pizzas and gladiators, which produced great film makers and poets like Federico Fellini, Sergio Leone, Bernardo Bertolucci and Salvatore Quasimodo but a common man remember the film `the godfather' when he hears anything about Italy. The Coppola film explored the Italian's sense of high pride and beautiful cultural elements in a most beautiful way. Italy is a land of bravery where roman gladiators fought and spilled their blood in Colosseum. Valentine's Day was celebrated as a spring festival in Italy in the ancient times.