It’s HALLOWEEN again! The streets
will soon be filled with terrifying monsters, gruesome zombies and evil clowns.
Like most holidays, Halloween is embodied by a medley of traditional symbols
and icons. Apart from the merriment this holiday brings, there are also many
interesting facts about it that brings true meaning to this glorious and spooky
day. Halloween might be a time of celebration but it is also full of
superstition. Its origin is as rich as any chocolate that is given away during
trick or treats but the scary tales and traditions that are linked to Halloween
may give some nightmares. It's the spookiest time of the year and it might be
scarier than you think.
Halloween is one of the oldest
celebrations that we observe and yet many do not know the true origin of this
event. Nor do many understand its religious connection. In old times it was not
the happy celebration that we know. People in the old days really do believe
that Halloween is a day where supernatural beings roam the Earth and cause
mischief or bad luck to unsuspecting human victims. As the Catholic religion
began to spread, the old beliefs and traditions were soon replaced by more acceptable
ones but there are those who still kept to the old ways.
Halloween we've all come to know and love is a combination of several different
celebrations from different cultures and religions at different times in
history. People all around the world love to celebrate Halloween for many
reasons. It evolved to a community based-, child-friendly, sweet tooth
extravaganza that is celebrated across many cultures. How many of the questions
in this quiz can you answer correctly? Are you a true Halloween fan? Let’s find