Halloween or Halloween (without d�terminant) is a f�te which d�roule in the night of October 31st. This f�te is c�l�br�e mainly in Ireland, in Canada, in Australia, in Great Britain and with thePlain ones. The most known tradition wants that the children d�guisent themselves with costumes which make fear or which make laugh (fant�mes, sorci�res, monsters, vampires for example) and will sound with the doors while requiring of the adults, often them-m�mes d�guis�s, of candies, the fruits or the money with the formula: Trick gold treat! (� Joke or delicacy! �) or simply � Happy Halloween! �. Others activit�s include balls masqu�s, the film watching of horror, the visit of houses � hant�es �, etc
Halloween is a Anglo-Saxon folk f�te, � which some pr�tent a Celtic origin, bas�e on the calendar concomitance of November 1st, p�riode of the Celtic antique f�te religious of Samain. This tradition has �t� transport�e in Am�rique of North to the 19th si�cle by the Irishmen, �cossais them and other immigrants.
The principal symbol of Halloween is the pumpkin resulting from the Irish l�gende of Jack-o'-lantern: one it d�coupe to draw there, in hollow, a face, then one places a candle in his center.