Sunday, November 2, 2014


A long time ago the Celtic culture used to celebrate on October 31st the festival of Samhain. Now a days October 31st night is when Halloween, an annual holiday is celebrated. It also shares roots with the Christian holy day of All Saint Day, also named as All Hallows Day, celebrated on the 1st of November.
During the Samhain festival, the Celtics celebrated the end of the harvest season and the begging of the New Celtic Year, which brought the “Dark season”, when contact with the spirits and the physical world became possible.
It was also a tradition to turn off all the fires and light a bonfire in every hearth to make the spirits go away.

The Halloween name provides from “All Hallows Eve”, the night before All Saints days.

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