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The History of Halloween

The other day, on the way to work, I drove past a house that was actually decorated for Halloween. Since I drove past fast, I only caught a banner, which probably said something like: Enter If You Dare! I was amused that a house actually went into Halloween effort, because while the UK talks about Halloween, but it isn’t a big holiday like it is in the USA. But it never was how it is now…

The origins of Halloween actually date back to Celtic times, and back then, it was the New Year’s Eve for pagans, with November 1 being the start of the New Year.They believed that on New Year’s Eve, named Samhain¹,  Continue reading The History of Halloween