Halloween; the costume is not the most important

Washington, DC. – Halloween is here. On October 31st the U.S. will celebrate once again one of the most popular festivities in the country’s traditions. Halloween, or Hallowe’en, has its origins in a Celtic festival known as Samhain, usually held on October 31st and November 1st. The name derived from Old Irish and means roughly the end of the summer. Since those old times, and through the medieval times, the celebration has evolved enriching itself from other traditions and beliefs. Nowadays, with the Christian influence, Halloween has become a modern celebration of the All Saints’ Day, and includes costumes, candies, pumkings, and the famous “Trick or treat?”

With or without candy, Halloween is known around the world as a day when everyone is dressed up in costumes. Witches, ghosts, skeletons, or devils have been the most popular Sigue leyendo