The name comes from Hallow’s evening. It’s also known as All Saint’s Eve. This is a celebration on 31sr October and the day of remembering the dead-saints and martyrs (hallow).
Halloween is celebrated in many Christian places all over the world. On this day people go to the church, visit cemeteries to pray and light candles on the graves of their loved people. They used to eat vegetarian food, including potatoes and pumpkins.
Halloween is a big celebration. All the public places and houses are decorated with ghosts, skeletons, witches, spiders, carved pumpkins, skulls, bats, devils, and other macabre symbols, which are associated with death. The decoration is inspired by folktales and myths.
People wear costumes, tell scary stories and watch horror films on this day children wear scary costumes and visit houses where they are offered treats, such as candies, sweets, and sometimes money. They represent souls visiting houses and asking the homeowners for a treat, by the question ‘Trick or Treat ?’
The celebration of Halloween is not only a day of having fun. Actually, it is the day of remembering all the loved people that have gone and it reminds us that death is inevitable