Some Halloween superstitions that were once major include:
– If an unmarried girl put under her pillow rosemary flowers and a silver coin on Halloween night, it’s believed that she will dream her future husband
– If you hear footsteps or noises in the back, on Halloween night, do not turn around because it was said to be a spirit came from the other side to take you with him;
– On the night of Halloween peanuts are used for spells, because the devil was enjoying these fruits;
– If during the Halloween night you find bats flying in the house it is said that the house has evil spirits;
– The candle inside the pumpkin from Halloween night, was meant to keep away evil spirits;
– If you see a spider on Halloween night in the house means that the spirit of a loved one is watching you.
– It is said that on Halloween night when attending dinner is good to talk during meals so nearby spirits can’t participate at the discussion.
– If bells are beating on Halloween night spirits and ghosts would be scared;
– People who were born on Halloween night where meant to see and communicate with spirits, etc.
Halloween. The belief that spirits of the dead could sing through the body of someone alive was terrifying.
In fact, it seems that the ancient inhabitants of Britain and Ireland, often resorted to burning of those suspected of being possessed as a sign of warning the spirits.
On the eve of October 31, the Irish Celts built fires high in young oak branches which they considered sacred and made sacrifice ritual. At the same time, houses were kept cold
and people painted their faces to be confused with evil apparitions that haunt among them. The same ceremony was held in Scotland except that, Scots natives, thought they could read the future on these pyres blaze.
The first changes occur on Celtic tradition when Roman invasion come to
Britain, with their imperial troops and latin beliefs.
Transylvania – the name itself is enough to send chills down the spine of even the most fearless traveler. Now imagine being there, in person, when the clock strikes midnight… on Halloween!
Romania ranks as one of Europe’s most charming and unexplored regions, stunning visitors with its stunning Gothic architecture, enveloping forests and friendly people. But as idyllic as it is by day, the real fun happens at night —particularly Halloween, when all you need is a costume party.