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Halloween has its roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain a harvest festival dedicated to Celtic pagan spirits. Celtic Pagans still consider Halloween a religious holiday to this day. However, most people around the world view Halloween as a non-religious holiday dedicated to imaginary spooks and merrymaking. It is this perception of Halloween as a non-religious holiday that has helped Halloween spread around the world. Halloween is widely associated with costume parties, ghosts and demons, trick-or-treating, candy, jack-o'-lanterns, pranks and the macabre.

Kids treat or treating
trick or treat

Halloween prank
halloween prank

Halloween costume contest
costume competitions

Halloween candy
halloween candy - the classic

Candy apples
candy apples

Halloween is associated with all things macabre
geisha costumemacabre

Jack o' lanterns
jack o lattern

Costume parties
halloween partyhalloween partieshalloween drag



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Halloween is the most global holiday. This is because it is one of the few major holidays not associated with religion. Despite its global popularity, Halloween is not a official national holiday in any country.

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