There are only few days left to the Halloween or All Saints as it is more popular in Bulgaria. The celebration is held in the night of October 31 . Its roots come from an ancient Celtic custom – on this day they believed the harmful spirits of the dead climb down to the Earth in order to celebrate in the bodies of the alive. It is believed that the need to ward off harmful spirits led to the wearing of costumes and masks. People left food and candies outside their homes to satisfy the spirits appetite and not to be tempted to enter their houses.
Today Halloween is considered mostly as an American holiday but it becomes more popular all around the world each year. The celebration is always connected with wearing costumes, decorating home and garden with ghosts, witches, bats, skulls and other scary creatures, preparing of sweets and candies and making the famous pumpkin lanterns of course.
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