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You Can Blame Those Crazy Celts for Halloween


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From Celtic Radio:

Halloween's origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom, Scotland and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1st. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death.

Celts believed that on the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred. On the night of October 31, they celebrated Samhain, when it was believed that the ghosts of the dead returned to earth.

Read more in the October 2007 Edition of the Celtic Radio Newsletter: http://www.celticradio.net/news/newslet ... r-2007.htm

ONE TEAM - ONE FIGHT!!!

Mike

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