Folks! Check out 7 interesting, fun and amazing facts related to the history of Halloween festival.
One of the most elaborate holidays around the world (after Christmas) is the spooky festival of Halloween. Besides, it is also one of the most exciting festivals around the world which is celebrated with great fervor. Special costumes for kids, inspired art and craft ideas for gifting and decoration purpose, Halloween theme decoration for the room and so much more to get excited about! The Champa Tree wishes you all a very Happy Halloween and shares some strange but true facts related to the history of Halloween festival. So, one of the things to do this weekend is to rejoice the festival with your family by telling each other these strange facts full of spooky-ness 😀
Amazing fact related to the history of Halloween festival #1: The word “witch” comes from the Old English wicce, meaning “wise woman.” In fact, wiccan were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings, or sabbats, on Halloween night.
Amazing fact related to the history of Halloween festival #2: The owl is a popular Halloween image. In Medieval Europe, owls were thought to be witches, and to hear an owl’s call meant someone was about to die.
Amazing fact related to the history of Halloween festival #4: Black and orange are typically associated with Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and endurance and, along with brown and gold, stands for the harvest and autumn. Black is typically a symbol of death and darkness and acts as a reminder that Halloween once was a festival that marked the boundaries between life and death.
Amazing fact related to the history of Halloween festival #5: Trick-or-treating evolved from the ancient Celtic tradition of putting out treats and food to placate spirits who roamed the streets at Samhain, a sacred festival that marked the end of the Celtic calendar year.
Information source: facts.randomhistory.com
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