Halloween is an especially busy night time on Pattaya’s Walking Avenue, with many coming out in costumes to bag fun.
The roots of Halloween are Pagan, and would be traced aid to the Celtic faith, which was dominant in Europe earlier than Christianity. Its origins are a Celtic pagan festival identified as ‘Samhain’, which occurred at the discontinue of summer.
The Celts believed that the souls of their ancestors would return home and irascible spirits would rush the Earth. They wore costumes and masks to hide themselves from these spirits.
When Christianity spread across Europe, celebrations were banned by the church, which believed the vacation engaging human sacrifice rituals.
Halloween celebrations were delivered to America with early Irish immigrants fleeing famines within the early 19th century, but later turned largely a kid’s vacation. The occasion of Halloween has since spread to many countries some distance and wide the enviornment, including Thailand.