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Halloween Day – Why is Halloween Celebrated?
Halloween Day, Celebrated on 31st October every year, is not new to India. Still we have seen
lots of people wanting to know more about why is Hallowee Cele rated? Though it’s purely a
western celebration, however, just like other festivals that we adopt from west, this one has
successfully been adopted by us Indians.
When we started selling Halloween stuff in 2012, there was hardly anyone asking about it. We
did sell 2-3 products that year. However, the next year 2013 the growth in orders was around
1000%. And very few stuff was purchased by westerners but mostly by people from purely
Indian origin. And the growth has been like this ever since. Every year the queries and orders
are more and more. Apart from that we saw our vendors and wholesale markets also keeping
the Halloween stuff and increasing the stock every year.
Why are we discussing the above data and story with you? Well, it is only to let you know that
the penetration and the awareness of Halloween are increasing many-folds every year. And
most importantly, people want to know more and more about it. The good part really is, our
customers really ask for questions before they get into buying it. They really want many stories.
Though some of our customers also come from a background where they have spent good
amount of time in countries like US or UK and thanks to them for spreading the awareness but
people need to know more.
So here is the thing about Halloween! Why is Halloween Celebrated? According to our good old
A ordi g to BBC O li e, it is
idely elie ed that a y Hallo ee traditio s origi ated
from the ancient Celtic harvest festival Samhain, and that this Gaelic observance was
Christianized by the early Church. Samhain and other such festivals may have had pagan
roots. Some, however, support the view that Halloween began independently of Samhain
and has solely Christian roots.
Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising), attending Halloween
costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple
bobbing and divination games, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary
stories and watching horror films. In many parts of the world, the Christian religious
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the graves of the dead, remain popular, although elsewhere it is a more commercial and
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tradition reflected in the eating of certain foods on this vigil day, including apples, potato
pancakes and soul cakes.
Know more about it from History:So, you got to know what it is or you would want to research more?, your choice, however if
you want to know who should celebrate it then let us inform you that almost all genders and
age love celebrating Halloween. Mostly people purchase horror items like the ones you can see
here. But this is just few of the items one can have for Halloween. The market is really creative
when it comes to Halloween.
What are the products that people buy most for their Halloween party?
Halloween is more about getting creative, as creative as you can with your decorations, dining,
costumes, dinner and gifts. People choose to get as scary as possible. Costume range from
Witches to Ghosts to Zombies, anything that you can lay your hand on, anything that can make
you look as s ary as possi le. You a say it’s ore who is s ariest of them all (who attend the
So get scarier this Halloween, make this year memorable and scarier than ever.