Halloween. Pumpkin hat against the backdrop of bare trees, gates and old house.

Halloween

October 27, 2016

The predecessor of modern-day Halloween is the festivity that began All Saints’ Day, which started at sundown on October 31. The etymology of the word HALLOWEEN reveals its true meaning. The name Halloween is actually a shortened version of “All Hallows’ Even,” the eve of All Hallows’ Day. It comes to us from medieval English: Read more…

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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween did you know that it is a pagan festival? Halloween has also been called All Hallows Eve, the eve of All Saints Day. This Christian name, however, hides origins that are far from hallowed Halloween¹s roots go back to a time long to the ancient Celts who inhabited Britain and Ireland. Using a Read more…