Halloween is a traditional festival in western countries. This night is the most "haunted" night of the year, so also called "Halloween" It has become one of the most popular and the most popular holidays of the year. People around the world would like to celebrate this with great enthusiasm. Do you know when is the first time to start celebrating Halloween?
More than two thousand years ago, Europe's Catholic church on November 1, as "ALL HALLOWS DAY". "HALLOW" is the meaning of the saints. Since 500 BC, living in Ireland, Scotland, the celtics (CELTS) moved forward there. That day was October 31. They thought that was the end of the summer days, which was at the beginning of the New Year, a harsh winter day. When people believed that a friend of the dead on this day back to home to find creatures in the living body, to regenerate, and a person after death can obtain only hope of regeneration. While the living soul to seize the raw fear death, so they put out the fire in this day, candlelighs tothe dead soul cannot search for living, and dressed as evil spirits and ghosts scared the soul f the dead. After that, they will rekindle the flame candle power, start a new life a year. Legend Celtic tribes and then hold a memorial ceremony on October 31, kill the living to the dead.
In the 1st century AD, occupied the Celtic tribal territories the Romans had come to accept the Halloween customs, but abolished the brutal practices burned offerings of the living and the dead. Roman harvest festival combined with Celtic rituals, wear the scary masks and dress up as an animal or ghost, is in order to drive away demons roam around them. This is today most people worldwide with ancient clever odd choice, to celebrate the origin of Halloween. Time goes by, the meaning of Halloween has changed gradually, become positive and happy, happy that became the mainstream. Back to the dead soul seeking substitutes is also gradually abandoned and forgotten. Today, the image of the symbol of Halloween, drawings such as witches, black cats, have a kind of cute and funny face.