It’s Halloween in Spring!

Like Halloween, May Day is a commonly observed festival with pre-Christian roots. The earliest festivals celebrated the Greek goddess Flora, before becoming a day of religious significance as Christianity came to dominate Europe. Today it has once again become a secular festival and many of the original traditions have been revived in folk celebrations across

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Masquerade for Halloween

Many major festivals throughout the year are traditionally associated with masks; these include Mardi Gras, Day of the Dead and Halloween. There is something eerie about masks; they hide the true identity of the wearer, presenting an emotionless face to the world, a quality which has led them to become a horror movie stalwart (think

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