Saint Dwynwen’s Day is the celebration of Dwynwen; the Welsh Saint of lovers. It is the Welsh equivalent of Saint Valentine’s Day and is celebrated each year on January 25th. We usually celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day quite like we celebrate St Valentine’s Day on February 14th.

St Dwynwen was a 4th century princess who lived in what is now the Brecon Beacons National Park. Dwynwen had no luck with love, and thus became a nun that prayed that true lovers have better luck than she did.

The full story on Saint Dwynwen’s Day is available here:

http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofWales/St-Dwynwens-Day/