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Halloween 2009

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halloween in barga 2009012The original Halloween was for adults and was a pretty scary event all things considered. It was taken across the Atlantic to the the States by waves of immigrants where over the years it was transformed into a more commercially minded, child orientated kind of party and from there it was re-exported back to Europe in its mutated form.

It is a relatively new phenomenon here in Italy and people have not yet really worked out just what is supposed to happen. They know that there is a good deal of dressing up to be done with masks and stuff and so what actually appears on the night  is a slightly “horrored” up version of carnival but in October and not February.

Step back in time and have a wander through some of the archives of Halloween in Barga

Halloween 2004 | 2003 | 2001 | 19992007 | 2008 |

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