Red7 , April 8, 2014
Footballer lovers have already got June 12 firmly circled in their diaries.
It marks the World Cup kick off as host nation Brazil takes on Croatia.
But in Brazil, June 12 is Dia dos Namorados – the equivalent of our Valentine’s Day. The February 14th Valentine’s Day is not celebrated in Brazil at all because it usually falls close to the Brazilian Carnival.
On June 12, couples exchange gifts and go out for a romantic dinner. It is also a fun night for singles as bars and clubs host a special singles’ night with events and games.
This year visiting soccer fans are being encouraged to get loved up
Paula Aguiar, chairperson of Brazil’s Association of Erotic Market Firms, has kicked off a campaign of make sure that the football does not kick sex into touch but keeps passions running high.
Brazil’s health ministry has pledged to do its bit by overseeing the distribution of millions of condom
Paula Aguiar said: “We propose that on this day there is a lot of love and sex. Everyone will be glued to the TV watching the football and will rather forget about everything else.
“But let’s see if they do remember to give each other a bit of affection.”
In case you need reminding, here is how Brazilians like to celebrate