Presentation on theme: "What does it bring in mind? a PUMPKIN? a WITCH? a GHOST?"— Presentation transcript:
What does it bring in mind? a PUMPKIN? a WITCH? a GHOST?
What is Halloween? It is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31; It is celebrated in Ireland, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, sometimes in Australia and New Zealand etc. Is it celebrated in your country too? Where is it celebrated?
What does the word Halloween mean? The term Halloween is shortened from All-hallow-even,as it is the evening of/before “All Hallows’ Day”, also known as “All Saints’ Day”.
What does trick-or-treating mean? Trick-or-treating resembles the late medieval practice of “souling”, when poor folk would go door to door, receiving food in return for prayers for the dead on All Souls Day.