The winning couple will receive a dinner on Valentine’s Day to Dar es Salaam’s only revolving restaurant at the top of a high-rise downtown hotel.
Several informants mentioned it is a good idea to take your lover to a club later in the evening if she likes to dance.
The holiday is truly a day for lovers, not for those pining for love. The ways Tanzanians celebrate it sound very familiar to those in the developed world—couples go out to dinner and drinks.
In fact, one organization that focuses on HIV prevention programming is running an Instagram contest for couples that post a photo displaying their love and commitment to each other (in an attempt to encourage fidelity and reduce sexual networks).
Compatible Partners is not your average lesbian dating site.