Why Is Halloween Festival Celebrated, know The Significance

Sat Oct 31 2020 15:41:55 GMT+0530 (IST)

Today marks the Halloween festival, which is celebrated on the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day. The celebration is observed in many countries globally.

On this day, the people in the countries who observe Halloween will light bonfires and wear peculiar costumes. It is believed that the costumes and bonfires will ward off the ghosts.

On the other hand, some people celebrate Halloween for the ghosts. Legends say the day is a New Year for the dissatisfied ghosts. People carve Pumpkins as ghosts and light candles.

Based on the geographical areas the celebrations for Halloween vary from country to country. In some places, people listen to scary stories and light candles on the graves of their beloved.

Every year, the Halloween festival is celebrated with a specific theme with significance. With the pandemic outbreak, the governments and activities have urged people to follow the protocols and celebrate the festival indoors and avoid gatherings.