Sunday, September 28, 2003 12:25 AM
The new Halloween Horror Fest website is open !
Every park has it's own schedule with unique Halloween rides and shows...you can find information about them on the graveyard including a small photo gallery.
Sunday, September 28, 2003 1:10 AM
Jeez the Halloween-import is taking over.
I do wonder why we're doing Halloween more and more over here in Europe. We have so many other fests to celebrate.
The website is a nice try though to make it seem like there IS a Halloween tradition in Europe...
Shouldn't fool anyone into thinking that anything more but a simple advancement in global commercial "Gleichschaltung" is behind the rising appearance of Halloween related merchandise in European stores - and homes.
It just doesn't have any roots in the tradition here in Europe... no matter how hard they try to make it seem that way.
Even though I have lived in the U.S. for some time, I have a hard time understanding why putting polymer spiderwebs and grinning orange pumpkins in every blank spot is so much fun.
At one point, they decorated the Cafeteria in my school entirely in Halloween style... one day, they only had stroboscope lighting and plastic skeletons + artificial spiderwebs everywhere. Mix all that with the typical Cafeteria-kitchen-type smell of burned fat and you know why even going in there made me nauseous for weeks.
I personally would rather stay away from Halloweenfests. But oh.. they even have one in Europapark now.
Well... we'll see how the public reacts.
*** This post was edited by superman 9/28/2003 5:22:32 AM ***