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In Glasgow, a conference devoted to Halloween

November 1 2006
08:41

More than 200 delegates from 12 countries yesterday, October 31, gathered at the Caledonian University in Glasgow to take part in a two-day conference on Halloween.

The conference organizers asked the participants to not limit their imagination and come to meetings in the traditional costumes hellouinovskih, in order to fully experience the festive atmosphere and stimulate discussion.

Subject reports of the participants covered a wide range of issues related to the origin and transformation of Halloween, the advent and growing popularity of the holiday in several European countries, the link between Halloween and tourism, light it in the literature and the media.

The need for study and discussion of the phenomenon called Halloween and its growing importance for the consumer market. In many western countries, Halloween is second only to Christmas and Easter in terms of spending to gifts and accessories, reports Utro. ua.

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