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Boo! Zombies and Ghosts Worldwide Celebrate Halloween
Costumed revelers in countries like Germany, South Africa and Tokyo enjoyed delightfully frightful Halloween celebrations.
Tami Varma and her brother Robin pose in coffins at the Bran Castle, in Bran, Romania, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. They are the grandchildren of Devendra Varma, a scholar of English Gothic tales and an expert in vampire lore. The Canadian brother and sister are passing Halloween night curled up in red velvet coffins in the Transylvanian castle that inspired the Dracula legend, the first time in 70 years anyone has spent the night in the Gothic fortress, after they bested 88,000 people who entered a competition hosted by Airbnb to get the chance to dine and sleep at the castle in Romania.
Competitors wear their costumes during the annual Halloween festival at the George Hay Park in Johannesburg. The local community organized the event where families come dressed up in their best outfits. Judging on the stage then happens with various winners announced each night.
Rojan Pandey and Yusef Mousa Aryouib, dressed as Power Rangers, place their hands over their heart as they recite the Oath of Allegiance during a Halloween-themed citizenship ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Fairfax, Virginia. Thirty-one children representing 22 countries celebrated their new citizenship during the ceremony.