There are 59 days until Halloween ! just a little while longer
Only 137 days left until Halloween! A very big holiday for the entire people of the United States. We are counting down the days to be able to embrace this holiday.
Halloween (short for “All Hallows’ Evening”) is one of the traditional festivals held on October 31 every year in the United States and Western countries, on the evening before All Saints’ Day in Christianity. The West. This is the beginning of Allhallowtide – the time of the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints, martyrs and all the faithful who have died. The focus of Halloween revolves around the theme of using “humor and mockery to confront the power of death”. And do you know “How many more days until Halloween” in 2022? Only 137 days left. We are about to live in the wonderful atmosphere of a great day.
Origin of Halloween
It is widely believed that the tradition of Halloween stems from the Celtic harvest festival that may have pagan origins,
especially the Gaelic festival of Samhain, which has been adopted by the Church. Early Christianization. However,
some scholars believe that Halloween developed independently of Samhain and has only Christian roots.
Popular activities during Halloween are trick-or-treat (kids knocking on neighbor’s door asking for candy), holding a costume party,
lighting fires and carving pumpkins into lanterns, catching apples, and playing pranks,
watch movies or tell horror stories. In many parts of the world, Christian Halloween celebrations,
such as going to church and lighting candles on graves, are still common, although in other places Halloween is a world festival.
more customs and commerce. In the old days, some Christians abstained from meat on All Saints’ Eve,
a tradition that led to the custom of eating certain foods during this vigil, including apples, potato cakes, and cakes.
Halloween day icons
Halloween-related symbols were formed and developed over time. Example: Pumpkins are hollowed out into demonic lanterns with candles inside as a way of remembering suffering souls. Radishes are traditionally used in Ireland and Scotland for Halloween. North American immigrants used existing and much larger pumpkins, making carving easier. The American tradition of pumpkin carving (which dates back to 1837), with regard to harvest times in general, became familiar in the mid to late 19th century.
The image of Halloween is derived from many sources, including prophecy, customs, Gothic fiction and horror literature (such as the novels Frankenstein and Dracula), and classic horror films (such as Frankenstein). and The Mummy). The image of the skull, in Catholic tradition, is meant as a reminder of death and the unsustainability of human life, and has since become a popular Halloween image. . On this occasion, houses are often decorated with autumn-related symbols such as scarecrows, pumpkins, and corn husks with the main themes of death, ghosts and mythical monsters. The main colors are black and orange, sometimes purple.