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Halloween Around The World

Helloween is come On October 31st, and Halloween will occur on Saturday, October 31.

Posted By- Khyati Rathod | Posted On - Oct 16, 2020


When is Halloween?

Helloween is come On October 31st, and Halloween 2022 will occur on Saturday, October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. This can do it In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints. All Saints Day incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. In the evening before was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a day of activities 



History of Halloween

Ireland is called the birthplace of the Halloween festival. The Irish tradition dates back to the eighteenth century. Halloween has roots from the old Celtic festival, Samhain Eve when they are believed that the link between the living and dead is the strongest thing. Some of people believe that Samhain was the Celtic new year. One question is that what is Samhain so Samhain means Summer's End and was essentially a harvest festival. In the many Halloween, traditions live in Ireland today and brought to America by Irish immigrants.

Nowadays, Halloween is the second-largest commercial holiday in the United States.


Why Carved pumpkins are a symbol of Halloween

The tradition of carving faces into vegetables or fruits dates to the Celts.

Many centuries ago as the summer harvest came to an end, and the Celtic people are prepared to be a dark of winter by building big bonfires on their fields. They believed that the evil spirits lurked in the shadows in around the bonfires, so they wanted many lights to guide the path from the bonfires. 

The carved faces on the large turnips and then the hallowed out the vegetables so that the candle can sit within it. The light can be shinning out the vegetables and scared away the evil spirits. That also gives good spirits and for the travelers also.



Trick or Treating

In the 0Ireland and England, on that day people would dress in ghost and goblin costumes just to confuse the spirits that they believed wandered the Earth on this night so that they can not think that they were human and leave them alone