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The craziest food festivals in the world

You have not once in my childhood I heard about what food not to play.

However, in some cities, the food is not only not forbidden to play, but encouraged her worship, throwing, cutting and other improper actions.

Here are 10 holidays, where you can pay tribute to your favorite products and plenty of fun.

Throwing oranges, Italy

Every year, inhabitants of Ivrea in Italy is celebrated three days before lent, pelting each other with oranges. According to the legend, a medieval Prince of Ivrea was so stingy that gave its farmers only one pot of peas every six months. In protest, residents began throwing on the streets of peas. After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy. During the implementation of a tradition of throwing of oranges, revelers caught up in the crowd of the parade throw these fruits. Quite often this also leads to a small injury, because it is best to bring your goggles and helmet.

Skating cheese on Cooper’s hill, England

Every spring in England arranged a festival in which a large wheel of cheese is rolled down a steep hill and dozens Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world

Fest ival edge juice in new Delhi

Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for two days during the full moon. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. In the morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.

Monkey Banquet in the province of lop Buri.

Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.

La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel

— the famous “tomato massacre”. This is one of the most popular festivals in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle bring “weapons” — about 100 tonnes of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world

Each country has its own holidays and traditions, sometimes very bizarre! I would like to share with You the most, in my opinion, the brightest of them.

Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet in Lopburi province, Thailand — the annual feast of the apes, which is organized people.

How’s it going? Approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the table to enjoy a sumptuous lunch consisting entirely of fruit and vegetable variety.

Features. Such a feast is arranged in honor of the God Rama. According to the legend, he won many victories over their opponents, supported by an army of monkeys.

Fire festival Burgsonndeg in Luxembourg — pagan fire festival.

How’s it going? On the streets ignited the countless fires, welcome Spring and the birth of the new Sun.

Features. The number 13 is associated with the traditional Sabbat thirteen witches, and the number 3 is a powerful magical number. Therefore, the festival is held on the 13th day of the 3rd month.

Festival of colors (The Festival of Colors in new Delhi, India — Indian festival of spring, the rebirth of life and the expulsion of evil.

How’s it going? The celebrations begin on the full moon and continue for two days. The act of driving Continue reading

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