Singles' Day was first celebrated at various universities in Nanjing, capital city of Jiangsu Province during the 1990s. It got the name Singles' Day because the date consists of
four "ones". Each one symbolizes an individual who is standing alone.
These college students have since graduated, and carried their university tradition into society. Singles Day is now a special day for all fashionable youths.
The main way to celebrate Singles Day is to have dinner with your single friends, but it's important that each person pay their own way to show their independence. People also
hold "blind date" parties in an attempt to bid goodbye to their single lives.
For breakfast on Singles' Day, singles often eat four deep-fried dough sticks representing the four "ones" in "11.11" and one steamed stuffed bun representing the middle dot.
Some singles also choose to say goodbye to their single lives on this day: many attend "blind date" parties and many people choose to marry on this day. In addition to
meaning "single", the four "nes" of the date can also mean "only one" as in "the only one for me". Some people will use this date and this meaning to tell their special someone that
they are the only "one" in their heart.
too, from other women who don't want to get married to someone they don't like just because their parents are pressuring them.
现在，单身节不仅仅是单身人群显示自立自强的日子，也是情侣们真心告白的好时机，不管是不是单身，都要把这天过得精彩~ So, what is your plan for the Singles' Day?