Many countries in the world are preparing for Halloween, which is celebrated on October 31 every year.
It is considered one of the world’s oldest holidays, celebrated by a big number people in the world.
Every country has its way and style of celebrating Halloween.
Firstly, what are the latest fashions of Halloween costumes around the world?
To get a really goodor even coming up with ideas could be tough, although there are for adult Halloween costumes to choose from these days
Halloween costumes became closely connected to fairies and witches. It is said the festival mark the return of spirits of the dead back to their old haunting grounds.
On that day, people loved to dress up like ghosts and witches, especially in light of mass-manufactured costumes, which made the selection of disguises for kids and adults greatly greatly expanded beyond monsters to include everything from superheroes to princesses to politicians.
The 2019 Halloween costumes have been inspired by the current-year movie season.
IT’s Pennywise has topped Google searches for Halloween’s costumes over the last week, followed by Witch, Spider-Man, Dinosaur, Descendants, Clown, Fortnite, Chucky, 1980s and Unicorn
Here, I will mention examples of world countries which have different traditions in celebrating that day.
First of which, the United States:
Halloween is popularly celebrated among both American children and adults. They tend to tell horror stories and watch horror movies on that day.
The Americans also keen to make lanterns through craving pumpkins and inserting a candle inside it to create the light in it.
You also would see children in special costumes and going trick-or-treating, which involves many games, including going door to door, knocking and calling out, “trick or treat” and receiving candy in return.
The Austrian people celebrate Halloween night by leaving bread, water, and a lit lamp on the table before going to bed upon their belief that these would welcome the dead souls back to earth on a night that Austrians considered to be magical.
Halloween in China is known as Teng Chieh. It is celebrated through putting food and water, in addition to lighting lanterns in front of photos of family members who have died to light the way for their spirits to come back to the Earth on Halloween night.
4- Czech Republic
Halloween night is celebrated in Czech through placing chairs by the fireside. There is one chair for each living family member and another one for each deceased member of the family.
Celebrating Halloween in France is totally different from any other European country.
The French people don’t seek to honor dead persons on that day. They celebrate it through holding parties in friends’ houses or public restaurant and put on special costumes of witches, vampires or horror film actors,
In 1982, an American restaurant in Paris started celebrating Halloween festival and explaining every tradition to French customers, who after that became more and more familiar with Halloween.
The German people celebrate Halloween night by putting their knives away to express their desire not to cause harm to the souls of people who have died and are returning to the Earth again.
7- Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, people define the Halloween as “Yue Lan” (Festival of the Hungry Ghosts).
They also believe that spirits roam the world during that day, so they burn pictures of fruit or money, upon their belief that these images would reach the spirit world and bring comfort to the ghosts.
They also light fires and offer food and gifts to calm angry ghosts who might be looking for revenge.