Most unusual festivals of the world

Then torchlight procession through the ancient ritual of the burial of fallen soldiers salival wood 30-foot boat, which is specially build to the party every year…So goes kadugodi the Scottish Ophelia (Up Helly Aa Festival) in the town of Lerwick… this year an extraordinary party took place on 29 January

Over 900 beautifully dressed participants followed the entourage of 40 Vikings and their huge ship to the place where the fire will be lit

On the coast, the ship burned — 900 flaming torches were thrown on the “ancient” ship

Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who, according to legend, together with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.

Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol — known “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular and most visited holiday in Spain. Once a year it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are rather ordinary can throw tomatoes at anyone, the main thing is to avoid injuries, tomatoes need a good stretch.

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Annual events in the UK


One of the most unusual and traditional English celebrations will be held this winter from 13 to 15 January in the town North of the University town of Cambridge.


Mid February, York

In the IX century York for 50 years was the capital of the Kingdom of the Vikings and was called Jorvik. This period of history is dedicated to the Museum Center of the Vikings, as well as the annual February festival “living history”.

In Britain in may hosts the annual national skating Championships cheese.

Historical tournaments.

Medieval knights in the historic castles of England

Team knights XV century annually arrange impromptu battles in six historic castles of England. They demonstrate their skills in fencing, archery, wrestling and in falconry.


In Dorset, England is hosting the championship nettle eaters. As passes the British TV channel “sky news,” the participants of the championship will be in the next hour consume all the leaves from the stems of stinging plants.

In South Wales goes fishing Week

From late June to early July in South-West Wales is an unusual festival that includes competitions in filleting the speed tasting sushi and “Safari Continue reading

International film festival is the largest festival in Odessa
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Brazilian carnival
One of the most spectacular events that attracts people from all over the world – carnival in Brazil. For Brazilians, who are born and live in the rhythm of Samba,…

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Russian national holidays in January
  Vasil-month, sechen, prosinec, roof winter, tugalo, jelly, pereskia, a young moon – bright and colorful folk nicknames in January a lot. And only such an abundance of signs and…

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