Wednesday 29th, August 2018 06:35:22: AM. Halloween.. Lawrence Kennedy.
The carving of pumpkins originates from the Samhain festival, when Gaels would carve turnips to ward off spirits and stop fairies from settling in houses.
Tuesday 28th, August 2018 19:40:15: PM. Halloween.. Carol Keller.
Not only will these costumes guarantee that you wont run into one (or five) of your twins at a party — you are likely to get way more likes on your Instagram for your creativity as well.
Tuesday 28th, August 2018 18:45:22: PM. Halloween.. Johnny Jimenez.
Meanwhile in Germany, people hide their knives to make sure none of the returning spirits are harmed – or seek to harm them!
Tuesday 28th, August 2018 07:10:22: AM. Halloween.. Julia Holmes.
The origin of the festival is disputed, and there are both pagan and Christian practices that have evolved into what Halloween is like today.
Monday 27th, August 2018 19:15:22: PM. Halloween.. Mary Carr.
These days Halloween is not usually considered a religious holiday. It is primarily a fun day for children. Children dress up in costumes like people did a thousand years ago. But instead of worrying about evil spirits, they go from house to house. They knock on doors and say "trick or treat." The owner of each house gives candy or something special to each trick or treater.
Monday 27th, August 2018 17:31:14: PM. Halloween.. Bobby Herrera.
Some believe it originates from the Celtic pagan festival of Samhain, meaning Summers End which celebrated the end of harvest season.
Monday 27th, August 2018 07:36:22: AM. Halloween.. Bobby Herrera.
Google is celebrating Halloween with a video of Jinx, the lonely ghost, who embarks on a mission to find the perfect costume - and a place to belong.
Sunday 26th, August 2018 20:15:14: PM. Halloween.. Kathy Wong.
Many dressed up as souls of the dead and were understood to be protecting themselves from the spirits by impersonating them. More about that below.
Sunday 26th, August 2018 20:00:22: PM. Halloween.. Phillip Larson.
The Americanised (Americanized?) Halloween that we experience today actually originated in the Celtic fringes of Britain, and was adapted over the decades by Christian traditions, immigrants conventions and an insatiable desire for sweets.
Sunday 26th, August 2018 08:18:22: AM. Halloween.. Judith Dean.
The city of Kawasaki in Japan holds an annual Halloween costume parade. More than 100,000 watch it and 2,500 people take part.