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Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Halloween


Halloween originated in the early Middle Ages. Halloween is celebrated on Thursday 31st of October. Other scholars maintain that it originated independently of Samhain and has solely Christian roots.

The time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead.


Halloween is also known as “All Hallow’ Eve”, Is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31. Halloween is a celebration, Well some kids think it’s all about costumes and lollies.

Halloween evolved into a secular, by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. In a number of countries around the world. The days grow shorter and the nights get colder, people continue to usher in the winter season with gatherings, costumes and sweet treats.

As one of the world's oldest holidays, Halloween is still celebrated today in several countries around the globe, but it is in North America and Canada that it maintains its highest level of popularity.In China, the Halloween festival is known as Teng Chieh. They put their photos in front of family members who have departed while bonfires and lanterns are lit in order to light the paths of the spirits as they travel the earth on Halloween night.




1 comment:

Stephanie Messer said...

Hello Annliz - I used your Halloween picture as my Facebook cover. Thank you!

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