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Trabajo Halloween 2011 - IES Bajo Guadalquivir

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    • HALLOWEEN
    • ORIGINS
      • Celtic origins
      • The ancient celtic festivity of Samhain celebrated the end of summer and the beginning of winter. It started the evening of October 31st .
    • RITUALS
      • Celtic druids organized
      • religious rituals.
      • They believed that ghosts,
      • witches and evil spirits returned
      • on the night of October 31st.
      • They made bonfires and wore frightened costumes to send evil spirits away.
    • Jack-o-Lanterns
      • Irish people used to carry turnips with candles inside them to light their way and also to scare off any ghosts.
      • A miserable man called Jacked tricked with the devil. He was unable to enter heaven or hell after his death, he was destinated to roam the earth listlessly.
      • Jack placed a piece of coal into carved-out turnip and used it as a lantern to keep the evil away.
      • Today
      • Children cut the shape of eyes, nose and mouth in a pumpkin and put a candle inside of it.
    • TRICK OR TREAT
      • It originates from Britain and Ireland.
      • It dates back to Middle Ages when poor people used to go door to door on Hallowmass receiving foor in return for prayers for the dead on All Souls Day.
    • Today: Children go from door to door knocking and saying `trick or treat´ in exchange for sweets or sometimes money
    • Halloween activities
      • Going trick or treating
      • Visiting haunted houses.
      • Wearing costumes
      • Telling ghosts stories
      • Watching horrors films