Today, is All Saints Day, it's not a public holiday here in Australia and people are not too busy about it. There are some people celebrates Halloween party but not as popular or traditional deeds of people to visit the cemetery or have some feast in celebration of the All Saints or All Souls Day. What people are celebrating here now is the Melbourne Cup,a horse racing competition and a coincidence it falls on All Saints Day too. This event was declared to be a public holiday on Melbourne, how lucky they are.
Now, I'm just thinking the celebration that was going on in the Philippines. It's a public holiday there and a big event is happening. Everyone are so busy, others are carrying kelty backpacks for a trip to the province to visit their deceased relatives at the cemetery and it's a form of family gathering as well. Most household were preparing some traditional delicious food that was made during this occasion. How I've missed those times when I was still there during this occasion. It's like a family, classmate and friends reunion for me because sometimes you can only meet them on this day. Now I'm just imagining that my family are now gathering altogether at the cemetery and after that go back home and eat the traditional food they have cooked. Hmmm I'm still imagining, especially the food that it's been ages I haven't eaten yet.
All I will do later is make an overseas call to hear some news and be a part of the gathering even just on the phone.
Happy Halloween Everyone.