Jack-o’-lanterns, trick-or-treaters, clever costumes and spooky decorations—Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays in the United States. But where exactly did Halloween come from? What customs and folklore evolved into the festive holiday we celebrate today?
The most popular question I receive during the month of October is, “Where are your Halloween books?” The library has a vast collection of Halloween and holiday books, but sometimes there are families that prefer not to participate in the holiday or have children that get too scared from Halloween stories.
Halloween is just around the corner, are you getting excited? Halloween is a very popular holiday in Japan these days with people observing all the traditions of wearing costumes and handing out candy for the children’s trick or treating night.
I'll be the first to admit it, Halloween is my favorite holiday! I love everything about it from the spooky atmosphere and dressing up in a costume, to—I confess—all the candy! As an adult and a parent, it's also been a joy to create costumes for my family and take my little ghosties trick or treating.
Una de las más populares películas familiares actualmente es Coco de Disney Pixar. Esta producción está basada la tradición mexicana del Día de los Muertos, la cual se ha vuelto extremadamente popular entre las comunidades del sur de California.
Thanksgiving in Los Angeles 100 years ago was an interesting affair. World War I was over, but troops were still stationed overseas, and most institutions continued to support the effort either by rationing food, or sending supplies “Over There.”
En celebración del Día de Acción de Gracias, les presentamos 5 datos interesantes sobre este día festivo:
Uno de los elementos que más admiro sobre el Día de los Muertos es el elaborado maquillaje de calavera que muchas personas lucen.