Weird Festivals celebrated around the Globe, Number 5 is Weirdest

There are so many varieties of fun, amazing, and incredibly unique festivals around the world which is very common and celebrated every year. Countries are different and the festivals are different but one thing is common and that is, it’s the love of celebration. Some of those festivals are wackiest, most beautifully unique and some are weird. Take a look at some of the world’s weird festival:

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Boryeong Mud Festival – Boryeong, South Korea

When: July Month of Every Year

It is an annual Festival which takes place during summer in Boryeongo town in South Korea. This is the yearly event for South Korean.

Baby Jumping - Spain

When: Last May, or Starting June

This is traditional Feast but little weird started in 1620 and it is still popular in Castrillo de Murcia in Spain. In this festival, the newborn babies of the town are placed on the mattress, sprinkled with petals and confetti, and then leaped over by men in yellow and red suits. The newborn babies of the town are said to be cleansed of original sin and protected from evil by the process.

The Thaipuism Festival - Malaysia

When: January

The annual festival of Thaipuism dedicated to Lord Murugan, the Hindu god of War is a colorful yet hardcore party. Devotees undergo some of the most intense body piercings ever in order to test their endurance, faith, and stamina. The belief of this tradition is that more pain you endure, the more blessings you will incur.

Dia De Los Muertos Festival - Mexico

When: November 2

This is 500-year-old tradition dedicated to celebrating the lives of loved ones who have passed away. People with ghostly looking make-up roam the street and bust out all kinds of otherworldly skeletal decorations during this festival.

Kanamara Matsuri - Japan

When: April

Every year, the town of Kawasaki, Japan erupts into one huge penis-fest. Penis shaped candy, masks, and decorations flood the town as the celebration around a huge penis shrine once popular among prostitutes who prayed around it for protection from sexual diseases.

Tunarama Festival – Port Lincoln, Australia

When: January

In Port Lincoln, Australia, there is a huge celebration of all things tuna every year. The fest features music, art and some of the freshest seafood in the world. This festival is world famous for its highlight event – the annual tuna toss.

La Tomatina Festival – Bunyol, Spain

When: August

Since 1945, Bunyol town in Spain erupts into the World’s largest food fight as participants go around nailing each other with tomatoes on last Wednesday of August. There is no importance or any special reason behind this festival, just it’s a fun.

Songkran Water Festival - Thailand

When: April

This is world’s largest water fight ensures across Thailand. Songkran is Thailand’s most popular and famous festival. It marks the most important event according to the Buddhist Calendar. The Songkran Festival is the celebration of fun and also purification. It is associated with rich symbolic traditions. It is a common ritual for locals to visit the temples and offer food to Buddhist monks. What’s mesmerizing is the iconic ritual performed by pouring water on Buddha statues. Pouring water actually represents washing away of one’s sins and washing away of bad luck. It marks the act of purification.

International Highline Meeting Festival – Monte Piana, Italy

When: September

This is one of interesting and chilliest festival in Italy. Attendees gather high up in the Alps to walk across suspended ropes and recline in the hammocks hanging from them.

Agitagueda Art Festival – Agitagueda, Portugal

When: July

This festival began three years ago, in which peoples in Agitagueda, Portugal hang thousands of brightly colored umbrellas all over town.

Yi Peng Lantern Festival - Thailand

When: November

The Skylights up with thousands of paper lanterns that are released into the air during the Buddhist festival of Yi Peng in Thailand every year. It is believed that the floating lanterns carrying away negative energy and make room for the wishes of festival goers that are often made as their lanterns are released.

Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival, England

When: May

In Gloucester town of England, Cheese lovers unite in order to chase a random cheese down the super steep Cooper’s Hill.


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Maxsimneido

19 Nov 2018 05:16 PM

Я так понял, что А82.РФ, это филиал ПАРК 82? Не могу в ПАРКЕ найти Максима, подскажите кто знает.


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