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Halloween celebrations from across the globe

Updated : October 31, 2018 10:55 AM IST

Halloween, also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve and All Saints' Eve is a celebration on 31 October on the eve of the feast of All Hallows' Day. While there are questions regarding the origin of the celebrations, including its pagan roots, the event is celebrated widely, especially in the west.

Fans wear Halloween costumes prior the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
Fans wear Halloween costumes prior the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
Wesley Scott and his daughter Bella, 3, walk together for trick or treat in in Geneva, Ohio. (Warren Dillaway/The Star-Beacon via AP)
Wesley Scott and his daughter Bella, 3, walk together for trick or treat in in Geneva, Ohio. (Warren Dillaway/The Star-Beacon via AP)
An attendee of a Halloween event wears face paint at the White House as President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump give candy to children during a trick-or-treat event at the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
An attendee of a Halloween event wears face paint at the White House as President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump give candy to children during a trick-or-treat event at the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump give candy to children during a Halloween trick-or-treat event at the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump give candy to children during a Halloween trick-or-treat event at the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A man takes a selfie with a child as they wait for the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during a Halloween trick-or-treat event at the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A man takes a selfie with a child as they wait for the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during a Halloween trick-or-treat event at the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Passers-by look at a decorated house in Gateshead, England. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
Passers-by look at a decorated house in Gateshead, England. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
Young women, with their faces painted as a clown and zombie for Halloween, travel in the subway in Santiago, Chile. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Young women, with their faces painted as a clown and zombie for Halloween, travel in the subway in Santiago, Chile. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Published : October 31, 2018 10:54 AM IST
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