Halloween around the world

02:50, Nov 02 2012
Halloween Intro
Images courtesy of Reuters
Almer'a, southeast Spain
A woman with a painted face looks on during Halloween, also known as "Black Night", in Almer'a, southeast Spain.
Bogota
Participants take part in a "Zombie Walk" ahead of Halloween celebrations in Bogota.
Bogota 2
Another participant takes part in a "Zombie Walk" ahead of Halloween celebrations in Bogota.
Bogota 3
A participant takes part in a "Zombie Walk" ahead of Halloween celebrations in Bogota.
Bottrop
A costumed performer poses during the "Halloween Horror Party 2012" at the Movie Park Germany, in the western city of Bottrop.
Bottrop 2
A costumed performer poses during the "Halloween Horror Party 2012" at the Movie Park Germany, in the western city of Bottrop.
Krasnoyarsk
Young people in costume take part in the "Evil spirits Parade" flash mob as they celebrate Halloween in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.
Duesseldorf
A Halloween costumed supporter of Fortuna Duesseldorf poses during the German DFB Cup match against Borussia Moenchengladbach in Duesseldorf.
Alexanderplatz
Zombie enthiusiasts gather near the broadcast tower at Alexanderplatz before setting out on a "Zombie Walk".
Alexanderplatz 2
Zombie enthiusiasts stop for a bite to eat at a popular fast food chain during a "Zombie Walk".
New York
A woman dressed up as a zombie poses for a picture during an event in New York.
New York
People dressed up as zombies walk on the street during an event in New York.
Krasnoyarsk 2
A woman in costume takes part in the "Evil spirits Parade" flash mob as they celebrate Halloween in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.
Bottrop 3
A costumed performer poses during the "Halloween Horror Party 2012" at the Movie Park Germany in the western city of Bottrop.
Bottrop 4
A costumed performer poses during the "Halloween Horror Party 2012" at the Movie Park Germany in the western city of Bottrop.
Budapest
A man with a painted face prepares for a Halloween celebration in Budapest.

Ghouls, ghosts and goblins haunted streets around the world on October 31.

To mark the occassion, here are some snaps of the more gruesome costumes from Germany, Russia and the United States.

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