Was recently compiled a list of unusual events, anniversaries and holidays.
12 of the strangest events in the world:
1. The festival ’s Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain )
Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascletá» – competition of pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Cremá – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.
2. The world Cup ’s Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA )
Close to Texas in may championship ’s mountain oysters”… In fact oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits the one who is best going to fry them. Judges will evaluate everything: the appearance of the cooked food as it is served, the aroma and taste. According to these criteria and selects the winner.
3. Bega cheese rolling (of Coopers hill, UK)
In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head cheese starts down the slope, Continue reading
Lviv is known as the cultural capital of Ukraine. Lviv was selected for numerous international festivals, and celebrations of local importance. These days thousands of tourists come to Lviv to enjoy an unforgettable festive atmosphere. Festivals in Lviv are at all times of the year!
Official city holidays are considered to be the city Day and flag Day. The city day is usually celebrated in September or may. For the conditional date of the founding of Lviv adopted 1256 year. Flag day is celebrated here on 3 April – on this day in 1990 at the town Hall was raised the flag of Ukraine.
International theatre festival «Golden lion” held in Lviv at the beginning of October . The venue serve the theatres of the city but also the Central part of the city. Since 1992, it has already been attended by over 25 thousand actors from different countries of the world. Cheese and wine is also celebrated in early October . The festival venue: Museum of folk architecture and life “convection” and the Market square. “the Festival of cheese and wine– – this is a great opportunity not only to taste wine and cheese, but also to learn about the culture of cheese making and wine in Lviv, visit the fair and concerts of folk groups. Festival of ancient Continue reading
People who are used to their culture, holidays of other Nations seem to be amazing, and often strange. To understand the traditions of other people you just have to try not to limit yourself to just their culture.
However, a series of events and competitions, typical of those or other Nations, is truly amazing and unusual, which will be discussed below.
It is worth considering that many of the competition so unusual and fun that they resemble more festivities, because the victories are not as important, participants are much more fun to relax and just talk.
International pirate day. This holiday, though born in the US, has spread thanks to the Internet worldwide. Now every year on 19 September can be found in different parts of the world people in bandanas and blindfolds in that unusual pirate speak the language, interspersing the words of the familiar “piastres”, “a thousand devils”.
World Cup mugs. And once again, a celebration invented by the English, and it shall be held in the town of Egremont. Some data suggest that competition has arisen in the distant 1297, held here at the crab fair. The celebration continues in our days, becoming an international and annual passes in September. Legendary Champions is a Peter Jackson, who for the sake of owning the title “the most horrible mug” pulled out all her teeth – it gave Continue reading