Halloween by Tania

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Halloween by Tania

  1. 1. Halloween By Tania García I.E. V. Cañada Blanch London 2010-2011
  2. 2. Its origin  It has its origin in a Celtic festival.  A lot of countries interpret Halloween as the day of the dead, for example Mexico.  It is a Christian holiday for All Saints’ Day but today it is more of a secular celebration.
  3. 3. Nowadays  Nowadays Halloween is a celebration for us.  It is held on 31st October  Do you like Halloween ?  This celebration is mainly done to scare young children with all the Halloween costumes.
  4. 4. Halloween activities  Halloween activities were invented by an American but they have been adopted all around the world.  There are lots of activities like:  Going trick or treating  Visiting haunted attractions.
  5. 5. •Wearing costumes  Telling ghost stories  Watching horror films  Do you like doing any of these?
  6. 6. Symbols  One of Halloween’s most important symbols are the PUMPKINS, people say that it very important to have them in Halloween night.  Other very important symbols are the haunted houses like this one:
  7. 7. Where does the word Halloween come from?  In the 16th century the word Halloween represented a Scottish variant of All Hallows – Even, which meant evening.
  8. 8. Sources  Information: Internet www.halloween.com www.celtichalloween.com  Images: www.googleimages.com

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