Cultural traditions often reveal the unique beliefs, values, and histories of a society. While death is a universal experience, the way it is commemorated varies greatly across different cultures. Let’s explore and compare three distinct celebrations that honor the deceased: All Souls’ Day in the Czech Republic, Halloween in the United States, and the Day of the Dead in Mexico. Each one showcases the diverse ways in which people remember and celebrate those no longer here.
Halloween is probably one of the most mysterious and scary holidays in the world. Do you celebrate it in your country? Do you know that in the Czech Republic we have a different holiday similar to Halloween? We would like to tell you more about the history of this Czech holiday that falls on November 2 and share some suggestions on how you could enjoy Halloween vibes during this unusual coronavirus time.