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The Origins of Halloween
• Halloween is a
commemorative
festival celebrated
every year on
October 31, the eve
of All Saint...
Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic
festival known as Samhain (pronounced "sah-win").
The festival of Samhain ...
Celtic people Believed the last day of summer (October 31), the spirits
leave the cemetery to take possession of the bodie...
• In 1845, during the period
known in Ireland as the "Great
Famine", 1 million people were
forced to immigrate to the Unit...
HALLOWEEN
TRADITIONS• Many people see Halloween as a time of fun;
dress costumes, ask trick or treating and
celebrate part...
Jack O’Lantern
• Lit pumpkins. There can be
no Halloween without
pumpkins. This is one of the
main traditions of the
festi...
• Brought to the United States is today one of the
most popular festivals of the country.
Costumed with ghostly costumes, ...
Halloween Symbols
• When people think of Halloween, they often
think of these symbols. People use them to
decorate and get...
• Skeleton: Halloween
originated as a way to
remember those who
have died.
• Ghost: Children
sometimes wear sheets
over th...
• Spider web: People use
white material like a
cotton ball to form fake
spider webs for
decorations.
• Bats: Bats are blac...
• Black Cat: Some people
believe black cats are ''bad
luck'' so they use them as
spooky symbols of
Halloween!
• Witch: Lot...
• Vampire: A vampire is a
mythical person who is
said to suck people's
blood. Some children like
to dress up as vampires
o...
The colors most used in
Halloween`s party also have
different meanings:
• Apple: fruit associated with
the Gods of love, i...
• Black: predominant
color of wizards,
witches and priests
of the master of
darkness.
• Purple: This
symbolizes the magic
...
• Gradually, the
celebration was
becoming public and
many rituals began to
be practiced, but
always in jest, fun and
makin...
• MADE BY: Sandra Morgado
• CLASS: 2 AE
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Halloween

  1. 1. The Origins of Halloween • Halloween is a commemorative festival celebrated every year on October 31, the eve of All Saints. The history of this day has more than 2500 years.
  2. 2. Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain (pronounced "sah-win"). The festival of Samhain is a celebration of the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture. Samhain was a time used by the ancient pagans to take stock of supplies and prepare for winter. Celtic people believed the last day of summer (October 31), the spirits leave the cemetery to take possession of the bodies of the living.
  3. 3. Celtic people Believed the last day of summer (October 31), the spirits leave the cemetery to take possession of the bodies of the living.. To scare these spirits, the Celts placed in boxes, scary objects, for example, skulls, bones decorated, decorated pumpkins among others.
  4. 4. • In 1845, during the period known in Ireland as the "Great Famine", 1 million people were forced to immigrate to the United States, taking with them their history and traditions. • When this culture was brought to America by Irish immigrants, Celtic people were then known as "Halloween.“ • It is no coincidence that the first references to Halloween in America appeared shortly thereafter.
  5. 5. HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS• Many people see Halloween as a time of fun; dress costumes, ask trick or treating and celebrate parties.
  6. 6. Jack O’Lantern • Lit pumpkins. There can be no Halloween without pumpkins. This is one of the main traditions of the festival! At night they must be lit with candles inside. According to legend, they illuminate the path of the spirit of Jack, a man who was trapped by the devil. But when he died, he was refused in heaven and in hell, having been on Earth wandering.
  7. 7. • Brought to the United States is today one of the most popular festivals of the country. Costumed with ghostly costumes, boys and girls roam the neighboring houses repeating the phrase: "Trick or Treat?" (Trick or treating). They receive a candy in exchange of the peace of the owners of the house.
  8. 8. Halloween Symbols • When people think of Halloween, they often think of these symbols. People use them to decorate and get in the spirit of the holiday.
  9. 9. • Skeleton: Halloween originated as a way to remember those who have died. • Ghost: Children sometimes wear sheets over their heads and dress up like ghosts. Ghosts are believed to be the spirits of those who have died.
  10. 10. • Spider web: People use white material like a cotton ball to form fake spider webs for decorations. • Bats: Bats are black animals that live in barns. They hang upside down, and fly at night.
  11. 11. • Black Cat: Some people believe black cats are ''bad luck'' so they use them as spooky symbols of Halloween! • Witch: Lots of children dress up as witches, women with tall black hats and cloaks, striped stockings, pointy shoes and noses, crazy hair, and warts on their noses! Witches are portrayed as women who cast spells and make potions. Witches are known to fly around on brooms.
  12. 12. • Vampire: A vampire is a mythical person who is said to suck people's blood. Some children like to dress up as vampires on Halloween. • Mummy: A mummy is a dead person who has been wrapped in cloth for preservation. Children dress up as mummies by wrapping toilet paper around their bodies.
  13. 13. The colors most used in Halloween`s party also have different meanings: • Apple: fruit associated with the Gods of love, is used at the party as a symbol of life. • Orange: color that brings vitality, energy and strength. People believe that orange sucks our energy when we are near it.
  14. 14. • Black: predominant color of wizards, witches and priests of the master of darkness. • Purple: This symbolizes the magic throughout the Halloween celebration.
  15. 15. • Gradually, the celebration was becoming public and many rituals began to be practiced, but always in jest, fun and making riddles. • The custom of celebrating the date was winning participants, especially among children, teens and adults.
  16. 16. • MADE BY: Sandra Morgado • CLASS: 2 AE

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