The Halloween Festival ( Trick or Treat )

 The Halloween Festival

( Trick or Treat!!! )

Halloween is a Festival observed on the evening of October 31st in most areas of America and Europe, the holiday is Symbolically associated with Death and Supernatural. Halloween falls on the eve of All Saints Day, also known as ‘Allhallows’ or ‘Hallowmas’, a holy day in the ‘Roman Catholic’ and ‘Anglican Churches’. This day that is known as All Saints Day,  is to Honor the ‘Christian Saints’. A Holy Day established by the ‘Catholic Church’, is also closely linked to Halloween Festival. On November the 2nd All Souls’ Day, is observed to Help and  Purify the Spirits of the Dead. Halloween is Historically related to similar ‘Folk Holidays’ celebrated in other countries as ‘The Day of the Dead’.  In Mexico, a holiday that coincides with the All Saints Day, that blends Roman Catholic and Native American Traditions about the Souls of the Dead. On the Day of the Dead, Mexican’s decorate their homes with Playful Imageries of Animated Human Skeletons. They also leave Offerings of Foods for Wandering Spirits, and are much inclined to the Graves of their Deceased Relatives and Near One’s . In England, ‘Guy Fawkes’ Day’ is celebrated on the 5th of November, on this particular Holiday, Children light Bonfires and Burn Effigies of Guy Fawkes, who was a Conspirator , and tried to Blow up the English Parliament Building,  in 1605.

The decorations for Halloween Festival’s are typically related with the ‘Supernatural Beings‘, such as Witches, Werewolves, Vampires, Ghosts, Black Strange Cats, Bats and Spiders. The effect of all these Super Naturals is to represent ‘Bad Omens’. The most celebrated and favorite Halloween decoration is the ‘Jack-o-Lantern’, traditionally a Hollowed-out Pumpkin carved to resemble a Bizarre and a Weird Face, Illuminated by Candles placed inside it, the Jack-o’ Lantern, whose name is  derived   from a Character in ‘British Folktales’. According to these Tales the Soul of a deceased person called Jack-o’ Lantern who was Debarred from both the Heaven, and Hell,  Therefore, he was Condemned to Wander the earth with his Lantern only. Orange and Black, in Significant are Colors associated with Pumpkins and effects of Darkness and Scare are Prominent in most Halloween decorations,  and other similar details. One of the most Noteworthy Features in Halloween celebration is the ‘TRICK or TREAT’,  in this tradition mostly children wear Special and Different types of Costumes, and then go from house to house asking for Candies, or other Treats from their Neighbors.

Children on this specific day greet each Neighborhood Homeowner with the Cry “Trick or Treat!”, and if the Inhabitants fail to provide any kinds of Treats or a Perk then the children play some sort of Naughty Tricks,  or a Prank on them.  This is a most Jovial Episode of the Halloween Festival.A  Lot of people  Celebrate this Festival as a Fun Party also, where they wear Dissimilar type of Odd Clothes and Costumes, carrying Strange, and  out of ordinary kind of Objects, and also Paint their Faces with Bright Colors like  Orange and Black in particular.  These are the  Colors that are Significant for Halloween Festival.

( Trick or Treat!!! )

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