Have you ever wondered what it is and why Halloween is celebrated? Whether it’s a holiday for children and adults? Historical facts prove that the Halloween is a festival for young and old. This is observed in the UK, Canada, USA and many other parts of the world. It is secular and Christian tradition and is influenced by Celtic culture. Halloween is celebrated on the last day of October of each year. In step with the times, the modern version has the term “Trick or Treat”. It may be noted, as a form of asking for candy or a warning before each onset of a terrible jokes or horrid prank.
In ancient texts, there are documents that decipher why Halloween is celebrated. In the fifth century, the Celtics were among the first to celebrate Halloween. It is considered the New Year’s Eve and the night is considered sacred. Celtics believed that the dead and the living can cross borders into other worlds. The next day was declared as “Samhain” the Celtic New Year. It also officially marked the end of the harvest season of the summer and the beginning of another season winter.
Traditionally, Halloween has its roots in pre-Christian era. Historians say that Halloween strongly influences the All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrated on the first and second of November. Taken together, these three days are considered sacred and is celebrated all over Europe at the end of the twelfth century.
Halloween has a unique history. It may surprise you to learn that in the early sixteenth century, Halloween rituals were came under the attack by protesters, leading to loss of significance. In the twentieth century Halloween has become one of the most awaited events in America.
Halloween is celebrated in many fun ways. On Halloween night, people like to dress up in scary costumes and go out trick or treating. Children love Halloween festival, they wear scary costumes and eat lots of candies. Both children and adults to take part in the celebration of Halloween and bring unique scary costumes. Many others believe that they are celebrating a long-lost tradition of past centuries.
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