Saturday, October 31, 2009

All Hallows Eve

All Hallows Eve is the one of the oldest holidays still celebrated today. It is one of the most popular holidays. Many people celebrate Halloween without knowing its origins and myths, the history and facts of Halloween make the holiday more fascinating.

Some see Halloween as a time for fun, putting on costumes, trick-or-treating, and having theme parties. Others view it as a time of superstitions, ghosts, goblins and evil spirits that should be avoided at all costs.

Celebrating Halloween is a preference that is not always viewed as participating in an evil holiday. It is often celebrated with no reference to pagan rituals or the occult.

Halloween is the last day of the Celtic calendar. It was originally a pagan holiday, honoring the dead. It was referred to as All Hallows Eve and dates back to over 2000 years ago.