Halloween Festival

Halloween is a most enjoyable festival across the world. this festival celebrates on the evening of October 31st. This festival also knows as All Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve and All Saints’ Eve.

History Of Halloween

The Celts, who lived 2,000 years back in the region that now Ireland, the UK and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. This day notable the end of summer and the harvest and the starting of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often related to human death. Celts believed that on the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred.

On the night of October 31, they celebrated Samhain when it was believe that the ghosts of the dead came back to earth. They also for creating trouble and destroying crops. Celts thought that the presence of the other world spirits made it easier for the Celtic priests, to make predictions about the future.


Halloween Activities

During this festival people do many activities, such as trick-or-treating, attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories and watching horror films.

In other parts of the world, the Christian observances of All Hallows’ Eve, including joining church services and illumination candles on the graves of the dead.

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