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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 After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy.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

Food Holidays in different countries of the world

In different countries there are many holidays dedicated to those or other national dishes. They usually occur lush festivals where guests can have fun in unlimited quantities to taste “hero of the day”.

A lot of food holidays in Italy. They are called “sagra” (sagra) and usually last about three days. The capital of this holiday can become even a tiny town or village. Festivals are tied to a specific region in the South of the country held celebrations in honor of pizza “Margarita”. in Parma celebrated Parma ham and Parmesan, in Liguria – trout. snails, mushrooms. dish of tripe and beans. The small mountain village of San Quirico under Florence regularly organizes sagra in honor of chestnut flour – in the days of the festival on the main square bake publicly from her pancakes. The food on the meea often free, sometimes you have to pay a nominal sum. Also not to mention ambitious Italian national holiday of chocolate, which takes place in Perugia in the middle of November.

In France, in Menton, in the middle of February celebrating the Day of lemon. On this day, all the city streets, squares and parks are adorned with a giant lemon sculptures, tastings of food and beverages with content Continue reading

South India

Even experienced travelers will confirm that the South of India — one of the most exciting areas in all of Asia, with its unique colour, tradition and history. The center of the Dravidian culture of India black, huge temples and towers — gopura, dotted with thousands of sculptures of gods, colonial architecture, beautiful beaches, colourful tribes, world famous ashrams, mazes, lakes and backwaters, amazing cuisine and vibrant celebrations — all of South India. Our journey will take place across two States — Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the South of the Indian subcontinent…

Tamil Nadu is the cradle of ancient Dravidian culture. The land is home to the indigenous population of the Indian subcontinent, the birthplace of the great Tamil poetry and literature, and the great monuments of architecture. Tamil Nadu – the earth is literally dotted with temples and priceless examples of ancient architecture. No wonder it is called the “Land of temples” — by some estimates there are about 30,000. No coincidence that there has arisen one of the most impressive temple dance of India – Bharatanatyam and famous Indian art bronze Continue reading

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