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Today- October 31

The clock never stops, the hands keep rushing at their pace, and we need to keep up with them. Not every day brings in excitement and showers of joy, some days we stumble upon disappointments. But, to stay gloomy and embrace melancholy, or just shatter them with our smile, is all that comes from within. In simple words, we are sad when we choose to be.  So, here we bring to you several reasons to make today count and celebrate each day. The Today column brings to you the reasons to celebrate each day!

Let us visit what today is marked for!

Halloween Day

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Halloween is all about celebrating the most creepy and ghostly holiday. From children to elders, everyone looks forward to it. Not only do people dress like Halloween characters but sometimes set the entire scene and organizing parties. In many parts of the world, the Christian religious observances of All Hallows’ Eve, including attending church services and lighting candles on the graves of the dead, remains popular.

History

The celebrations date back to the harvest festival marking the end of summer and the beginning of winter. It was believed the worlds of alive and dead crossed. To save themselves, people wore costumes and light bonfires.

Similar celebrations honoring the dead took place in Roman traditions, which were gradually blended and soon replaced the Celtic ceremonies.

How to observe?

You can create cards, dress like a Halloween character, and post pictures on social media.

organize parties, or go to parties and celebrate the day.

Decorate the houses with scarecrows and jack-o- lanterns.

you can also narrate stories or watch horror films.

 

National Magic Day

Creating illusions and the performances of the magician’s thrill and mesmerize us. These illusionists make the impossible, possible. Many

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magicians are known for their specific type of performances. These shocking magical displays leave us spellbound.

History

The history of National Magic Day dates back to 1938. A member of the Society of American Magicians took permission to mark 31 October as Houdini Day, in the remembrance of  Harry Houdini. Harry Houdini was one of the most renowned magicians. He developed a variety of techniques and stage magic tricks.

How to observe?

Know about famous magicians.

Watch them performing online or offline

Try to learn easy magic tricks and illusions.

There are several books by Harry Houdini and other magicians, you can read them too.

 

Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. The lives inside us and sometimes, they win.- Stephen King

 

The monsters which live within us are the negativities. We should never let the negativities prevail over the positivities and make the monster win. For this, all you need is a strong will and a positive view.

 

 

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