Saturday, October 31, 2009

H-All-o-Ween: the Historical Aspect

Halloween is observed on October 31 in two countries - United States and United Kingdom.
The earlier version of Halloween known as Samhain, an ancient Celtic harvest festival. About 3,000 years ago, the Celts believed in many gods and worshiped nature. To win the favor of the spirits, people sacrificed crops and animals, and wore costumes and masks to disguise themselves.

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