Candles and chrysanthemums are not the only things we can buy at the cemetery. Many people do not hide their indignation. What is it about
Unbelievable what you can buy at the cemetery!
As the “Wirtualna Polska” website reminds us, discussions about Halloween are revived around All Saints' Day. There are many people who do not see anything wrong with this holiday, although there are opinions that we should not take over foreign traditions, but enjoy our own. The latter will certainly not like the latest trend that can be observed on stalls with candles. Get to know the details!
A surprising trend at the markets with candles
With the approaching All Saints Day, stalls with candles and flowers. An assortment referring to Halloween celebrated in Anglo-Saxon countries has appeared at the stands near Warsaw cemeteries.
Although many people do not mind Halloween and see no danger in it, there is no shortage of indignation and words about the dangers of celebrating this pagan festival. Especially loud, these voices resound in the Catholic Church, which is trying to create an alternative to Halloween games by promoting “All Saints' Balls”.
This can be found in front of the cemeteries
It cannot be denied that Halloween, no matter how much opposition it raises, has become a permanent part of the Polish reality, although, of course, not as much as in the Anglo-Saxon countries. Halloween accessories can be found at stalls near Warsaw necropolises.
The stands include hollow pumpkins, skeletons, ghosts, witches, and masks referring to the movie “Scream”.
Have you come across something similar? What's your opinion on Halloween?