Saturday 04th, August 2018 09:08:22: AM. Halloween.. Helen Hamilton.
After a brief lull during the sugar rations in World War Two, Halloween became a widespread holiday that revolved around children, with newly built suburbs providing a safe place for children to roam free.
Saturday 04th, August 2018 07:28:22: AM. Halloween.. Phillip Larson.
In Manila, capital of the Philippines, pets get in on the action too. An annual costume contest aims to raise funds for animal welfare groups.
Saturday 04th, August 2018 06:37:22: AM. Halloween.. Sandra Mitchell.
By the 11th century, this had been adapted by the Church into a tradition called souling, which is seen as being the origin of trick-or-treating. Children go door-to-door, asking for soul cakes in exchange for praying for the souls of friends and relatives.
Saturday 04th, August 2018 03:36:22: AM. Halloween.. Judith Dean.
Like the Celts, the Europeans of that time also believed that the spirits of the dead would visit the earth on Halloween. They worried that evil spirits would cause problems or hurt them. So on that night people wore costumes that looked like ghosts or other evil creatures. They thought if they dressed like that, the spirits would think they were also dead and not harm them.
Saturday 04th, August 2018 00:00:22: AM. Halloween.. Julia Holmes.
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.
Friday 03rd, August 2018 22:49:22: PM. Halloween.. Bobby Herrera.
Like many other holidays, Halloween has evolved and changed throughout history. Over 2,000 years ago people called the Celts lived in what is now Ireland, the UK, and parts of Northern France. November 1 was their New Years Day. They believed that the night before the New Year (October 31) was a time when the living and the dead came together.
Friday 03rd, August 2018 21:20:22: PM. Halloween.. Martha Perry.
They went dressed up as angels, demons or saints. The soul cakes were sweet, with a cross marked on top and when eaten they represented a soul being freed from purgatory.
Friday 03rd, August 2018 20:11:22: PM. Halloween.. Emma Simpson.
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.
Friday 03rd, August 2018 16:54:42: PM. Halloween.. Johnny Jimenez.
Many of us have fallen victim to a scary Halloween prank, or even played the nasty trickster ourselves. From jumping out of bushes dressed as zombies or spooking people in their sleep as ghosts - the terrifying list of possibilities is endless.
Friday 03rd, August 2018 16:29:22: PM. Halloween.. Dennis Stanley.
Nicholas Rogers, a historian at York University says that when people prayed for the dead at Hallow Mass, they dressed up. When praying for fertile marriages, the boy choristers in the churches dressed up as virgins. So there was a certain degree of cross dressing in the actual ceremony of All Hallows Eve