Halloween

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  • Halloween

    1. 1. HALLOWEEN
    2. 2. WHAT IS HALLOWEEN.
    3. 3. Halloween is a celebration that takes Place every 31st of October in many countries. Although it is more famous in English speaking countries, it is also celebrated by many people in Spain.
    4. 4. On Halloween, people wear scary costumes and follow many different traditions:
    5. 5. TREAT OR TRICK: Children go from house to House asking for sweets (treat). If somebody doesn't give them any, the children can perform a mischief (trick).
    6. 6. Older people go to costume parties.
    7. 7. People also carve pumpkins into jack-o'lanterns to decorate their houses.
    8. 8. Another popular tradition is to light Halloween bonfires.
    9. 9. There also are Halloween games as Apple Bobbing. Players must catch an apple floating on Water inside a bucket using their teeth. Use of hands is not allowed.
    10. 10. Halloween is also a date on which people Visit haunted attractions.
    11. 11. People have to watch out for Halloween pranks. Halloween pranks aim to scare people.
    12. 12. Another important Halloween tradition is to tell scary stories and watch horror movies.
    13. 13. HISTORY
    14. 14. Actually, Halloween is a contraction of “All Hallows Evening” as it is celebrated in the evening before All Hallows Day.
    15. 15. Initially, Halloween was a celtic tradition. It was celebrated by the celts living in Ireland, Scotland, Wales or Cornwall.
    16. 16. The Celts celebrated the end of the harvest and the beginning of the cold season. As days started to have less sun hours in winter, they believed that bad spirits would come to our world more easily in the dark.
    17. 17. Many of the Halloween traditions are meant to scare off bad spirits.
    18. 18. In conclusion, -Halloween is a celebration that takes place throughout all the world. -People wear scary costumes and perform many different customs and traditions like Treat or Trick or telling horror stories. -It started in Britain by the Celts.
    19. 19. THE END
    20. 20. DISCLAIMER. The pictures and photos included in this presentation have their respective owners and copyright licence. I am not getting any economic profit from them as I only use them to be shared with my students in my English lessons. If any owner wants their pictures or photos to be removed please contact me, and I will do it immediately.

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