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Halloween Celebrations Around The World (PHOTOS)

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« on: October 30, 2010, 03:59:36 am »


Halloween Celebrations Around The World (PHOTOS)

Posted: 10-29-10 11:18 AM

hough originally a Celtic pagan holiday, Halloween celebrations have become massively popular across the globe, from throughout most of continental Europe to the Far East.

These days, it's not just Americans and Brits who will don eerie outfits, elaborate masks and festive garb -- you'll now find happy haunts of all ages in cities throughout Germany, South Korea and even Pakistan on Oct. 31, out to satisfy a sweet tooth or even cause a little mischief on the streets.

Take a look at how some other nations are getting into the spooky spirit here:


Pakistan



A Pakistani girl wears a pumpkin costume as she walks through a slum area in Islamabad.
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2010, 04:01:19 am »

South Korea



Employees from Everland amusement park wear costumes for the park's upcoming Halloween event in Seoul.
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2010, 04:02:23 am »

Germany



A woman carves ornate jack-o-lanterns in Germany, where Halloween celebrations have been popular for some time.
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2010, 04:03:26 am »

Japan



Costumed schoolchildren hit the streets in Tokyo on Friday afternoon.
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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2010, 04:04:14 am »

Denmark



A be-witchingly dressed woman gets into the Halloween spirit at Copenhagen's famed Tivoli Gardens.
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2010, 04:04:55 am »

Hungary



A Japanese crane takes a bite from a jack-o-lantern at a zoo in Hungary, where Halloween celebrations are becoming increasingly popular.
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« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2010, 04:05:50 am »

England


Customers sample a fake blood kit at London's world-famous Angels Fancy Dress costume shop in preparation for Halloween.
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2010, 04:06:31 am »

Lebanon



Lebanese citizens will get their chance to don costumes in early December, when St. Barbara's Day is celebrated on Dec. 4.
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« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2010, 04:46:57 pm »

Here I thought that Halloween was just a North American holiday.
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