THE Eve of All Hallows Day, Halloween, has its origins in the Feast of All Saints that Catholics and some other Christians celebrate tomorrow. However, in the last couple of centuries, Halloween has become a secular event, associated with ghosts, goblins and ghoulish tales. Every year, on Halloween, millions of American children wearing costumes move around their neighborhoods asking for candy and shouting, Trick or Treat and sometimes playing devilish tricks on their neighbors.
The celebration of Halloween came to the Philippines with the American colonial era. That is why Halloween is associated with costume parties and the "Trick or Treat practices of children in the United …
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Publication information: Article title: Halloween. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: October 31, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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