"Halloween (Día de las Brujas) is hailed mainly as a children’s festivity in Mexico on October 31. It is often overshadowed by the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) celebrations on All Saints’ Day and All Soul’s Day."
I have finished my "Scariest Experience" story and it is shared with you. I am excited to share it with the class.
did you know that in england, people go apple-bobbing to remember the dead in october???
For Halloween in Portugal, they clean the dead's graves, lay flowers on them, and bake cinnamon cakes.
Some Germans have learned about Halloween from the Americans, but some germans, mostly the older ones, think its just Amercian hype. Not many kids in Germany go tick-or-treating. Only the children in large metropolitain cities go door to door collecting treats
because just eleven days later it is the tradition of children to go door to door on St Martinstag with their lanterns. They sing a song and then they are rewarded with baked goods and sweets.
so St Martinsteg is basically their Halloween. Some more popular customs on Halloween is a pumpkin fest,l where whoever wants to carves a pumpkin, and you can walk around voting on which is carved the best. Also, many haunted castles are open to scare.
People usually celebrate Halloween in France by dressing up and going to parties and bars.
In Ireland it is called Feast of the Dead. Marked the end of Summer and the start of the Winter months.
Halloween in Russia is basically just like in America
In Puerto Rico they don't celebrate Halloween. They have a tradition and will not celebrate it.
Halloween in France is celebrated by people dressing up, but instead of wearing princess and super hero costumes, they wear costumes that are known to be scary. Trick or treating from house to house is getting more popular. People used to just go to parties, restaurants, clubs, and bars.
Halloween in Italy has become more popular in Italy and Italy has imported this festival from the U.S. through films.
the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day. It initiates the triduum of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed believers.
Mr. Christopher A. Bunel6th Grade TeacherThompson Brook SchoolAvon, CT 06001