When is Halloween in 2021: Date, significance and celebration

Halloween is usually celebrated in October,Halloween is that time of year when our creepy senses come to life! The world celebrates Halloween every.

When is Halloween in 2021: Date, significance and celebration
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Halloween is that time of year when our creepy senses come to life! The world celebrates Halloween every year on 31 October; Where we put on our avant-garde costumes and party wear, collect candy, watch horror movies, and read classic gothic novels. However, did you know that Halloween is a centuries-old tradition that originated from Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival?

Halloween: Significance

The Celtics firmly believed that on the night before the New Year, the boundary between the world of the dead and the living had blurred. Every year on the night of 31 October, they celebrated Samhain, when it was believed that the ghosts of the dead had returned to Earth.

In Samhain, people used to light bonfires and wear avant-garde attire to keep the ghosts away.

Upcoming Dates for Halloween

Halloween is usually celebrated in October, but in some traditional and ancient places it is also celebrated till November 2.

In 2022, Halloween will be celebrated on Monday, October 31.

In 2023, Halloween will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 31

In 2024, Halloween will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 31

How to Celebrate Halloween 2021

Over time Halloween evolved into a day of fun activities, such as trick-or-treating, hoping to fill your bag with sugar candy, pumpkin lanterns, carving family gatherings, interesting ghouls, pirates, etc. But donning creepy costumes and treats.

With the current state of the pandemic and vaccine progress, let's hope to celebrate Halloween this year in the presence of our loved ones, and if not then virtual meetings are always to the rescue.