Pico Ruivo captured in Time-lapse

Time-lapse cinematography is a technique whereby each film frame is captured at a rate that is slower than it will be played back. When replayed at normal speed, it appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. Time-lapse photography can be considered as the opposite of high speed photography.

Halloween or not Halloween?

1-Question InterviewToday’s One-question Interview is about Halloween.

Halloween (also known as Samhain, Summer’s End, All Hallow’s Eve, Witches Night, Lamswool, and Snap-Apple) is a holiday that is celebrated each year on the night of the 31 of October. Its origin is from Ireland, and nowadays it is a official celebration-day in the following countries: Ireland, US, Canada, UK, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Sweden. The activities that takes place are: trick-or-treat, costumes parties, “haunted house” or ghost tours, bonfires, carving pumpkins (Jack-o’-lanterns) and evening reading scary stories or watching horror movies.

On Madeira this day is known as ‘Dias das Bruxas’ and the last few years we see signs that, namely the commerce, is trying to introduce this celebration on the island.

The question is therefore the following:

Is the celebration of Halloween for you acceptable / welcome fact here on Madeira?

Let us know what you think about it. Thanks in advance.