PUMPKIN CARVINGS: Halloween’s Contribution to Art
As the month of the pumpkin draws near once again, you might like to know who went ‘all out’ last Halloween. It’s hard to decide whether some of these Halloween pumpkin carvings are real or not, but I’ll let you be the judge and decide for yourself.
Does anyone know why the pumpkin is the vegetable of choice for that matter? They sure get great press over Halloween. Does anyone have any pumpkin carving experience? Is it something that anyone with opposable thumbs can do? Anyway, check out these arty Halloween pumpkin carvings. They are really quite something to behold.
Amazing Halloween Pumpkin Carvings
Did you know that the American version of Halloween Day celebration owes its origin to the ancient (pre-Christian) Druidic fire festival called “Samhain” – an ancient Celtic festival? And that it was Irish and Scottish immigrants who carried versions of the tradition to North America in the 19th-Century? Read more via the link below.
Quite Interesting: The History and Origin of Halloween
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