On October 31 st people usually celebrate ( ОТМЕЧАЮТ ) Halloween. Its history goes back( В ОСХОДИТ К ) to pre-Christian and Christian customs( ТРАДИЦИЯМ ). Hundreds of years ago people celebrated the Druids festival of Samhain, Lord of the Dead and Prince of Darkness. He gathered ( СОБИРАЛ ) the souls ( ДУШИ ) of all died people and sent ( ПОСЫЛАЛ ) them to Druid Heaven ( НЕБО ) on October 31 st. October 31 st was the eve ( КАНУН ) of the Druid New Year. During this day people cooked food and in the evening they dressed up ( ПЕРЕОДЕВАТЬСЯ ) and tried to look like ( ПОХОДИТЬ НА ) the souls of the dead. Then Christianity replaced ( ЗАМЕНИЛО )this tradition. On November 1 st the church ( ЦЕРКОВЬ ) honour( ЧТИТ ) all the hallows( СВЯТЫХ ). This day is called ( НАЗЫВАЕТСЯ ) All Hallows day. The evening before October 31 st became All Hallowss Even – later shortened ( СОКРАЩЕННЫЙ ) to Halloween.
True or false: 1.Halloween isnt an old holiday. 2.At the beginning it was a romance holiday. 3.The Druids celebrated the festival of Samhain. 4. Samhain was the Lord of the Dead and Prince of Darkness. 5. October 31 st was the Druid New Year. 6. November 1 st is called ( НАЗЫВАЕТСЯ ) All Hallows day.