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Halloween 2022: Halloween is the scariest festival of the year, know why it is celebrated

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Halloween 2022: Halloween is the scariest festival of the year, know why it is celebrated
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Halloween 2022: Halloween is the scariest festival of the year, know why it is celebrated


Do you want to know why it is celebrated? Halloween 2022: Halloween is celebrated on 31 October every year. This time this festival is falling on Sunday. On this day people go to church, light candles, and celebrate Halloween by praying to celebrate this festival.

Let us tell you that in western countries, Halloween is celebrated by women and men as the scariest festival of the year, it is a special festival that holds great importance for the people. However, now the celebration of this festival has started in many countries. This festival is celebrated every year on 31 October. People in different countries adorn ghosts wearing different types of scary clothes and join processions as ‘ghosts’ and pray for the peace of their ancestors’ souls. Do you now want to know when, why, and how this day is celebrated-

When is Halloween celebrated?


For your information, let us tell you that Halloween is celebrated on 31 October every year. Everyone celebrates this festival in their own way. The people of European countries believe that in this way they make an effort for the peace of the soul of their ancestors. People in many countries of Europe celebrate it with great pomp.


Why is Halloween celebrated?


Let us tell you that in fact Halloween, a Celtic festival called Samhain, was celebrated in Ireland and Scotland for centuries. This was followed by the end of summer and the beginning of winter, during which the Celts built bonfires to reflect the change of seasons to protect people from the cold.

This type of tradition was then closely associated with the Roman festivals of Pomona and Farella. It spread to the West as well as to America when Irish and British immigrants crossed the Atlantic, after which Americans began to celebrate it.

How is this day celebrated?

How is this day celebrated?
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On the occasion of Halloween, people dress up in ghostly clothes and make up scary, and go to people’s homes and give candy to people as gifts. According to ancient Irish folk tales, there is a tradition of making jack-o’-lanterns on this day. On this day people take a hollow pumpkin, in which they make eyes, nose, and mouth in horror and a burning candle is placed inside it. Finally, that pumpkin is buried. This brings peace to the souls of their ancestors, they believe.

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