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Halloween has been known
as a traditional American
party, it was not there that
it was originated but in
Celtic society. In fact, the
celebration came to the
United States only in the
brought by Irish immigrants.
The history of this
commemorative day is
more than 2500 years.
• Celtic people believed
that the last day of
summer (October 31), the
spirits leave the cemetery
to take possession of the
bodies of the living. To
scare these ghosts, the
Celts placed in boxes,
scary objects, for
example, skulls, bones
pumpkins among others.
• In this party, children
dress up as witches,
vampire, ghosts and
other related to the
topic. They go door to
door asking for candy
with a well-known
question: "trick or
treating (trick or treat ?)
Most popular symbols of Halloween:
Pumpkin: symbolizes fertility and wisdom
(in addition to being used to represent Jack
flashlight, of course)
Spider: symbolizes the fate and wire
weaving their webs the middle.
Witches are the main symbols of this party.
The stories tell that witches participated in
festivals held by the devil, which were
usually held on April 30 and October 31.
Symbols of Halloween
Cauldron: part of the culture - as send tradition. Inside, guests
should throw coins and written messages with requests to the
spirits. The coins should be collected at the end of the party to be
donated to the needy.
Black Cat:. Is a symbol of the witch, because they can turn into
cats. Other superstitions about cats is that these are bad luck
sources and which are also the spirits of dead people.
Apple: fruit associated with the gods of love, is used at the
party as a symbol of life
Bats: symbolizes the vision that goes beyond appearances.
Broom: is a feminine symbol of power in clean up what
brings negative consequences for life, such as electricity
and negative thoughts.