Sunday, February 14, 2010

Valentine's Day ...

Счастливый День святого Валентина
.. Happy Valentine's Day ...

из России с любовью
... from Russia with love ...

Wostorg - since 1896
Kharkovskaya Biskvitnaya Fabrika ... (EN)
The 1896 is considered to be the beginning of confectionery
production in Kharkiv (Ukraine), when the Confectionary
producing plant of George Borman was founded.
George Borman was a famous confectionery
manufacturer and supplier of Russian Emperor.
Later, in 1935, the other confectionery,
Kharkiv Biscuit Factory, was founded.
Since the 2001 both enterprisers have produced different
sweets under "Biscuit-Chocolate" trademark, and in 2004
they were joined into Corporation of the same name.

Valentine's Day ... (EN)
... is an annual holiday held on February 14 celebrating
love and affection between intimate companions ...
... Modern Valentine's Day symbols include
the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of
the winged Cupid. Since the 19th century,
handwritten valentines have largely given way
to mass-produced greeting cards ...