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  • 16 Creepy Halloween Customs and Superstitions around The World

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  • 1. In Mexico, El Dia los Muertos starts on October 31st and ends on November 2nd

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  • 2. In Ireland, where it all started, Halloween is celebrated with lots of games and tricks.

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  • 3. In China, Halloween is celebrated as Teng Chieh.

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  • 4. In Germany too, the people pray for the souls of the dead in Halloween.

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  • 5. In Hong Kong, Halloween is celebrated as the festival of the hungry ghosts.

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  • 6. In Austria, bread, water and a lighted lamp are left outside the house on Halloween to welcome the dead souls to the earth.

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  • 7. In Scotland, the tradition is to peel an apple and throw the peel behind you.

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  • 8. In UK and North America

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  • 9. Have you ever wondered why there is a burning candle kept inside a jack-o-lantern?

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  • 10. Another Halloween superstition is that if you hear footsteps behind you on the day it is celebrated

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  • 11. An old Celtic custom was to light big bonfires on Halloween.

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  • 12. It is said that if youre born on Halloweeen, you can both see and talk to spirits.

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  • 13. Fancy a rendezvous with a witch?

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  • 14. For good luck, many people believe that lighting orange candles and letting them burn till morning is auspicious.

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  • 15. Some people believed that on Halloween, owls would dive down and eat the souls of anyone dying that night.

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  • 16. It is also believed that if bats circle your house three times on Halloween night, death is inevitable.

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