Culture

Pinoy Halloween – Part 2

  Next to Christmas and Holy Week, Halloween, also known as ‘Undas’ or ‘Araw ng mga Patay’ (Day of the Dead, November 2) is probably one of the most celebrated holidays in the Philippines. Traditionally, a day or two before the ‘Undas’, family members clean and repaint their loved ones’ tombs. Candles and flowers are… Continue reading Pinoy Halloween – Part 2

Culture

Pinoy Halloween – Part 1

my almost rotten pumpkin, Spooky     It was on the night of my wedding six years ago when I attended my very first Halloween Party. I’d say it was very different from the way we celebrated it back home. Halloweens here are purely for fun and entertainment. We celebrate Halloween differently at home. Growing… Continue reading Pinoy Halloween – Part 1