by Kim Atienza
Did you know that there are people who actually look forward to celebrating Halloween? Many go as far as decorating their houses and even their bodies with scary images.
One such family which we featured on Matanglawin TV sometime back is the Madela family of Iloilo.
Casa de Madela is the family home of singer Jed Madela who, along with his family, is an avid fan of Halloween. Each Halloween season, they decorate their house with all the imaginable scary decorations possible, from sound sensitive artifacts to framed pictures that change appearance from different angles.
Jed told us it has been a longtime tradition for them to turn their ancestral house into a haunted house. They often
Invited oblivious trick or treaters to enter and explore.
The trip gives guests a feeling they have entered a Horror House.
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