By Tania García
I.E. V. Cañada Blanch
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
Nowadays Halloween is a celebration for
It is held on 31st October
Do you like Halloween ?
This celebration is mainly done to scare
young children with all the Halloween
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.
Telling ghost stories
Watching horror films
Do you like doing any of these?
One of Halloween’s most important
symbols are the PUMPKINS, people say
that it very important to have them in
Other very important symbols are the
haunted houses like this one:
Where does the word Halloween
In the 16th century the word Halloween
represented a Scottish variant of All
Hallows – Even, which meant evening.