1st November – All Saint’s Day in Hungary
‘All Saint’s Day’ is a traditional day of honoring the memory of the deceased. It’s a custom to light candles and visit the graves of passed relatives. The previous night people visit the cemeteries, with flowers and wreathes, candles and lamps.
Nowadays Halloween also celebrated in Hungary. Carving pumpkins came into fashion specially for kids. Open air pumpkin festival used to be held at Heroe’s Square Budapest.