the night of Halloween is on the 31st of October.
HalloweenThis Festival is a festival celebrating the end of Summer and the beginning of Winter.
In Earlier days, bonfires were lit and animals passed around them to make certain of good stocks for the winter ahead.
All Hallows Eve is also the night when ghosts may be able to contact the living and pass on messages.
This is the origin of Halloween Festivities such as fortune telling .
Funny Masks were traditional and part of earlier riotous parties
Some countries carry on the Halloween traditions and these are usually great fun.
Theme Parks have opened specially for Halloween parties and these vary wildly in the scary festivities that they offer.
These vary from Disneys not-so-scary Ghost procession to Universals horrific offerings which offer the ability to be scared by all kinds of monsters from films and the past.
It started with well over 100 hopeful filmmakers, but now it’s down to only one. Drew Daywalt’s “Bedfellows” is the winner of the 2009 Halloween Horror Nights-Chiller Scary Good Film Competition. Daywalt, who spent the last year writing and directing 30 terror-filled short films for the critically acclaimed Horror Troupe FEWDIO, will be recognized at this year’s Chiller-Eyegore Awards, which kicks off opening night of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights. “Bedfellows” will be viewed by celebrities and industry insiders at the event. In addition, his film will be aired by Chiller and Daywalt will receive a 00 cash prize. Check out “Bedfellows,” as well as the other Top 10 films of the year at www.halloweenhorrornights.com Finalists for the Halloween Horror Nights-Chiller Scary Good Film Competition were selected by a panel of industry judges that included Kevin Greutert (Director, Saw VI), Thomas Vital (Executive Vice President of Programming and Original Movies, SyFy Channel) and John Murdy (Creative Director, Universal Studios Hollywood). “Halloween Horror Nights,” Southern California’s most terrifying Halloween event, begins a 16-night run on Friday, October 2nd at Universal Studios Hollywood. Tickets are on sale at www.halloweenhorrornights.com HHN WEBSITE – www.halloweenhorrornights.com
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