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Tuesday, 17 April 2012

12 Strange Festivals Around The World ...

The Baby Jumping Festival ( El Colacho)

Can you imagine a men  jump over babies born during the previous twelve months of the year who lie on mattresses in the street ?

El Colacho is a traditional Spanish festival 

For those who have heart disease please eat your medicine hihi .

Boryeong Mud Festival 

The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual festival  during summer in Boryeong , South Korea . 

The festival runs for two weeks .

Several attractions in the festival mud pool , mud slides , mud prison , mud skiing competition , colored mud and small market .
Let's play in the mud and throw mud into your friend's face haha :)

Camel Wrestling Festival

Would you believe camels wrestling each other ? :O

I'm speechless .

Camel wrestling is a sport in which to male tulu camels wrestle .   It is most common in the Agean ,Turkey but is also been practiced in other parts of the Middle East and South Asia.  I'm still speechless .

Wife Carrying Festival

Wife carrying is a sport in which male competitors race while each carrying a female teammate . The sport was first introduced in Sonkajarvi , Finland .

Estanian carry style .

Several types of carry may be practised are piggyback , fireman's carry and Estanian carry style . 

Battle Of The Oranges Festival

The battle of the oranges festival in the Northern Italian city of Ivrea . 

This is the largest food fight in Italy 

The core celebration is based on a locally famous Battle of the Oranges that involves some thousands of townspeople, divided into nine combat teams and throw oranges at each other . For those who want participate this festival , GOOD LUCK ! :)

Pillow Fight Festival 

haha yeah this's not strange but interesting ;P

Fight fight fight haha :)

At least you can have pillow fight with your friend although you're not sleepover at their house  haha .

Hadaka Matsuri Festival

A Hadaki Masturi is a type of japanese festival which is participates wear a minimum amount of clothing -.-

Every year over 9000 mens participate this festival .

The most famous festival is held in Okayama .

Monkey Buffet Festival 

This's really strange and happen at Thailand . 

Enjoy your meal :)

Monkeys will be given over two tonnes of grilled sausage , ice cream , fresh fruit , vegetable and other treats .

La Tomatina 

La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Bunol .

This festival is held in last Wednesday of August . Let's throw tomatoes to your friends .

Gothic and Steampunk Festival 

For those who like gothic/steampunk you can participate this festival . 

This is held at Leipzig , Germany :) 

Night Of The Radishes Festival

The Night Of The Radishes is celebrated every year on December 23 of Oaxaca City .

The sculptures are made by professional craftsmen and aficionados. Themes include complete nativity scenes, party scenes with dozens of figures, Baile Folklorico and models of real buildings built .

Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling And Wake Festival

This festival is an annual event held on Spring Bank Holiday at Cooper's Hill , England .

The event takes its name from the hill on which it occurs.

From the top of the hill round of Double Gloucester Cheese is rolled and competitors race down the hill after it . The first person over the finish line at the bottom of the hills win cheese .