The search engine usually commemorates important dates with funny illustrations or animations

With some colorful crows, spell pots and other characteristic elements of this macabre day, Google decided to commemorate Halloween through a creative Doodle.

The famous search engine took advantage of some of the resources that most people associate with this celebration and placed objects that not only recall some of the darkest tales, but also copied one of the traditions for Halloween.

As usual, the doodle consists of displaying the word “Google” with different variants that depend on the anniversary. For this reason, on this occasion, the letters are displayed with a particular orange and an elongated and curved typeface.

For the first “O” of the word, the creators included a pumpkin transformed into a lamp. In this way, a friendly purple crow inserts the lit candle inside the food.

Likewise, for the next “O” another crow is observed, but this one stirs a pot with some magic potion . What could be guessed from this is that he prepares some poisoned apples, since in front of the birds there is a plate with several of these fruits covered in “caramel”.


The Celtic year ended every October 31, just in the autumn season when the leaves fall, which meant for them the end of death and the beginning of a new life.

Finally, in the letter “L” and “E” there is a large spider web that joins them , but the arachnid is not located.

Although many of us are familiar with this terrifying date and costumes or horror movies are usually the order of the day, the origin has a not so chilling story.

According to various records, in Europe, where the ancient Celtic peoples (Ireland, England, Scotland and France) developed, a great ceremony was used to commemorate “the end of the harvest” . This celebration took place during the final days of October. This festival was called “Samhain”, a word in Gaelic language that has the etymological meaning “the end of summer.”

During this date they said goodbye to Lugh, god of the Sun. That gave way to the visit of the spirits, who returned to the world of the living to take a tour, a belief present in most ancient cultures. With this, it was also believed that the days became shorter and the nights longer.

The Celtic year ended every October 31, just in the autumn season when the leaves fall, which meant for them the end of death and the beginning of a new life.

It is for that reason that they left offerings on the outskirts of their houses, along with lighted candles with the intention of helping the souls of the dead to find the path that leads them to the side of the Sun god, Lugh.

The religious Europeans who arrived in the USA during the year 1846 propagated this belief and the Catholics of the United States called it “All Saints’ Eve” which in English is “All Hallow’s Evening” and reducing it to a single word would be Halloween.

In Mexico, over the years this American tradition has been resumed, however, on this holiday the settlers usually resume the custom of dressing up and asking for sweets. Since the offerings and tributes to the loved ones who passed away are made on November 1 and 2, which is the Day of the Dead.

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