Tue, 29 Oct 2013 04:45:00 GMT | By Mona Neuhauss, Ed Sol
Spooky festivals around the world

Scary festivals

Carved and lit pumpkin (© Stoyan Nenov/Reuters)
  • Carved and lit pumpkin (© Stoyan Nenov/Reuters)
  • Hungry ghost (© Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters)
  • Bon odori (© YURIKO NAKAO/Newscom/RTR)
  • Aliens posing (© AP Photo/Roswell Daily Record, Mark Wilson)
  • Phi Ta Khon celebrations (© REX/Eye Ubiquitous)
  • Cambodia Pchum Ben (© REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea)
  • Zombies marching (© REX/East News)
  • Dressed up children (© Gary Hershorn/Reuters)
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Ghosts, spirits, and the dead are welcomed back into the living world during different celebrations in different cultures.

Click through the gallery to find out more about the spooky, yet fun, and without doubt colourful festivals from all around the world.