34+ Special* Happy Halloween 2017 Greetings, Cards, Ecards – 31 October is celebrated as Halloween by Christians in many parts of the world, including the UK and the USA. “Halloween” is a term derived from a Scottish term for “All Hallow’ Eve.” Its meaning is a Hallowed or a Holy evening. This festival is celebrated to remember saints, martyrs and dear ones who have passed away. A number of traditions and symbolism are characteristics of Halloween. Some of them are lighting candles and Jack-o-Lanterns. Skulls, ghosts, and Jack-o-lanterns symbolize this festival of the dead. Decorating houses, wearing costumes, and eating and distributing sweets are some of the traditions followed on Halloween.
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Halloween Greetings – One of the traditions of Halloween is lighting candles and lanterns. They are done so in remembrance and respect of those who have departed. Trick or treating is another tradition followed on Halloween. This tradition is mainly followed by children and adolescents although grown-ups take part in it just as enthusiastically. Houses and party venues are decorated everywhere to give it an eerie, spooky feel because the main theme of the festival is death. Jack-o-lanterns carved out of pumpkins are also lit by candles and places in pathways and doorways. These are said to ward off evil.
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Halloween Cards – Since Halloween is a festival of death and the remembrance of the dead, it comes as no surprise that most of the decorations, costumes, and themes are centered towards ghosts, spirits, and everything supernatural. To ward off this evil “that lurks everywhere”, customs such as lighting the Jack-o-lantern are prevalent on Halloween. Pumpkins are carved in the shape of faces. This typically includes to eyes, a triangular nose and a wide smile displaying uneven teeth. These pumpkins are placed in doorways, gardens, and backyards of the house. After nightfall, candles are lit inside these pumpkins. These lit pumpkins are called jack-o-lanterns and are believed to ward off evil.
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Halloween Ecards – Trick or Treating is a very popular tradition undertake on Halloween. The young and the old all participate in this little game. Normally the young wear “scary” costumes and wander in their neighborhood. These costumes may include characters from real life of fiction. Some of the most common costumes are Frankenstein, Dracula, ghosts, vampires, Satan etc. The kids go door to door and say, “trick or treat” aloud. This is a threat to the house-owners to give the children sweets or they may play pranks on the owners. The participation of adults is getting their children ready for the game and being well-equipped with candy for children knocking their doors.
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