10 facts about halloween
10 facts about Halloween
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10 facts about Halloween : The word “Halloween” has originated in the Catholic Church. It began from a contracted bribery of All Hallows Eve. According to Halloween history, November 1 is an “All hollows day” (day of all Saints), a Catholic day of celebration in honor of the Saints. But in Celtic Ireland during the 5th century BC, the summer formally ended on October 31. This holiday was recognized as Samhain, which indicates the end of summer and start of Celtic New Year.
Halloween is originated from the pagan festival of Samhain, where the people lit the bonfires. During this season, the pagans used to store the winter essentials and food. They believed that the ghostly powers and creatures visit the human world on this day to destroy the crops and give diseases. Therefore, people dressed up in ghostly costumes and masks to appease the power of the evil spirit or not to get recognized as a human being among the spirits.
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People wear ghostly masks and costumes to mimic spooks, ghosts, and other evil power. Parties and get-togethers are organized, in which people dress up as per the party theme to have fun.
Various ghoulish shaped cookie cutters are available online or in markets. for scary decorations or toppings of snacks raisins, gummy worms, walnuts etc are used. Variety of spooky drinks that resemble blood, slime etc is available.
Kids should go for trick or treat under some adult supervision
Beware of the costume accessories such as weapons and armors
Assist the kids to wear masks to avoid chokes
Do not scare the older guests with ghoulish games