Tuesday, October 4, 2016

When Is Halloween 2016 || History & Origin With Wiki Information Of Halloween Day

When is Halloween 2016? History & Origin With Wiki Information Of Halloween Day- 

As already we have discussed Halloween Day Party, food decoration Ideas and Happy Halloween Day 2016 Scary Quotes Sayings on my recent articles for you. Now today here you will find the history of Halloween Day along with wiki information and when was first Halloween Day celebrate. 

Americans love Halloween and each and every peoples of America every year celebrate Halloween day with fun and enjoy. but when we talk about Halloween then some questions rises on mind that
where did the Holiday of Halloween comes from? why Americans celebrate Halloween Day? when was first Halloween celebrated? and much more then  read the below article where we are proving each and every information regarding Halloween Day and when will this year Halloween day celebrate?

When Is Halloween 2016 || History & Origin With Wiki Information Of Halloween Day
When Is Halloween 2016 || History & Origin With Wiki Information Of Halloween Day

When is Halloween 2016: Halloween Date & Day from Year 2012 to 2022-


YearDay of Halloween Date of Halloween
2012WednesdayOctober 31, 2012
2013ThursdayOctober 31, 2013
2014FridayOctober 31, 2014
2015SaturdayOctober 31, 2015
2016MondayOctober 31, 2016
2017TuesdayOctober 31, 2017
2018WednesdayOctober 31, 2018
2019ThursdayOctober 31, 2019
2020SaturdayOctober 31, 2020
2021SundayOctober 31, 2021
2022MondayOctober 31, 2022
2023TuesdayOctober 31, 2023
2024ThursdayOctober 31, 2024

History & Origin With Wiki Information Of Halloween Day-

Halloween is a celebration on the night of October 31st  It is most observed in the US UK and Canada. Children wear costumes and go to peoples' homes saying "Trick or treat!" to ask for candy (sweets in the UK) and people give it to them. The suggestion is: "Give me a treat or I will play a trick on you." People often dress up as ghosts, witches, or other scary things for Halloween.


Why is Halloween Festival Celebrated-


Halloween, also named as Hallowe'en or Allhallowe'en, is a contraction of All Hallows' Eve, the eve or vigil before the Western Christian feast of All Hallows (or All Saints) which is observed on 1 November. This day begins the triduum of Hallowtide, which cumulates with All Souls' Day. In the Middle Ages, many Christians held a folk belief that All Hallows' Eve was the "night where the veil between the material world and the afterlife was at its most transparent.

Originally a Celtic festival, Samhain, the last day of October became All Hallows Eve in the eighth century when Pope Gregory III moved All Saints' Day (or Hallows' Day) to November 1. The move was a means to claim the day for Christians, yet connections to pagan, Wiccan, and Druid beliefs remained.

Although various earlier feasts and celebrations were observed to remember the departed saints, Gregory's Feast of All Saints was apparently the first such annual observance (and thus not "moved" from any other date). The Feast of All Souls (November 2) was later installed as a means of remembering the souls in Purgatory.

Some sources place the pagan celebration of Samhain later in November: "Although little is known about these celebrations, it seems that the Samhain festivities were observed between November 5-7 (midway between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice) with a one-week series of events, ending with the feast of 'the dead,' which marked the beginning of the new Celtic year."

It is unknown exactly how much influence the Celtic celebration had on the institution of the All Saints, but contemporary American practices almost certainly have a direct root through the large Irish (Celtic) immigrant population.

Halloween -- literally "All Hallow's Eve" -- is celebrated on the "eve" before All Saints ("All Hallowed").

When Was The First Halloween Celebrated - 

In the early 1900s, the migrating Irish and Scots brought Halloween traditions to the United States. Over time, Halloween catapulted into mainstream culture.

The holiday, though, has roots reaching much further back. Some researchers claim that the holiday can be traced back about 2,000 years to the Celts of Europe, who occupied parts of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France.2 It was a pagan festival called “Samhain” (pronounced “sow-in”) that celebrated more or less the honor of the dead and involved the offering of large sacrifices of crops and animals.3

Although no original written accounts of this festival exist today from the ancient Celts, there is some reference to it in Roman records from when the Romans conquered Celtic lands around AD 43. Under Roman rule, the day of Samhain was influenced by Roman festivals of the time. The first was called “Pomona,” which was a type of harvest festival, and the next was “Feralia,” the Roman day of the dead. Interestingly, both Feralia and Samhain were festivals of the dead and celebrated at the end of October.

How Do Peoples Celebrate Halloween From all Countries -


On the Day of Halloween peoples celebrate parties where guests are often expected to arrive in a costume to reflect the day's theme. Other people gather together to watch horror films, either at home or at a cinema. Some children go trick-or-treating. This means that they dress up and go to other peoples' houses, knocking on the door for treat of sweets or a snack. Those who do not give out a treat may be tricked with a joke instead. Halloween has its origins in pagan festivals in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Many stores and businesses see Halloween as a chance to promote products with a Halloween theme.

Symbols Of Halloween-

Symbols are the most important for any occasions and there are various symbols are associated with Halloween. The colors orange and black are very common symbols of Halloween. Other symbols of Halloween Day include pumpkin lanterns, witches, wizards, ghosts, spirits and characters from horror films. Animals associated with the festival include bats, spiders and black cats.

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