It’s Halloween season again, and with this Filipinos have various traditions. Unlike in the U.S. where people celebrate it by wearing scary costumes, and trick or treating, we usually spend a few days sometimes a whole week to prepare for the All Souls and All Saints Day. Before the said days, people would go to the cemetery to clean up the graves of their loved ones who have already passed away.
This is also the time when most family members would go home to their provinces so it becomes like a reunion. And when families gather the elders would usually talk about horror stories to children. Even various TV channels would always have a Halloween special episode for scary stories. Others especially teens would want to have a movie marathon of horror movies, mostly English or Japanese horror movies because they are the most terrifying. But we also have our own scary movies here in the Philippines which would also make you so scared you wouldn’t want to sleep alone anymore. [Read more…]