Do you celebrate Halloween or do you think it’s American bullshit? | Join the conversation

Do you celebrate Halloween or do you think it's American bullshit?  |  Join the conversation

On October 31, children in different countries dress up at the doors. The homes they ring in are decorated with pumpkins and lights. Children shout “Trick or treat” and then the residents are supposed to give them candy. Not only children, but also young people and adults celebrate Halloween. They celebrate it with a party where everyone comes dressed up.

Halloween is derived from “All Hallows’ Eve”, which means All Hallows’ Eve. This is the night before Halloween. On this day the memory of the dead is commemorated.

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Around 1990 Halloween parties were organized for the first time in the Netherlands. Nowadays, more and more Dutch people are celebrating Halloween, but the party is not as popular in the Netherlands as it is in the United States, according to the latest figures from Motivaction.

In 2018, 17% of Dutch people celebrated Halloween. Only 14 percent of them went door to door with children in costume. The same research also shows that one in four Dutch people don’t know what Halloween means.

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There are different things said about Halloween on Twitter. Beau tells you that she wants to celebrate Halloween like in America.

The Twitterer serves up typical Halloween snacks: edible spiders for her kids.

Peter has nothing to do with Halloween, he thinks it’s “exaggerated bullshit”.

Few Dutch people dress up for Halloween, but last year the entire Bjorn Street was looking for sweets.

Several theme parks also participate in the holiday, and it’s all about Halloween this month. This Twitter user has a busy schedule.

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