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
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
August 25 in “Yakut mountains”, a festival dedicated to the Delicious birthday Blog. We finally gathered together all the photos, and that means it is time for a detailed photo of the last event. Under the cut is a lot of photos.
For journalists, the festival began half an hour before the start of the main program with a press conference.
Participants from left to right: Michael Gregorchik, Tasha, Lopatenko, your obedient servant, (aka Tatiana Nazaruk), Gabriel Zanardelli and Liubou Kavaliova.
Closer to 13.00 began to arrive EN masse guests. Many were in their cars, more people came in specially organized bus routes. There were MANY visitors – all day festival was attended by about 3.5 thousand people.
At this time it began to rain, but well-meaning visitors, fortunately, not confused.
On the main floor throughout the day there were master-classes in carving from the leading expert in this area – the sorceress Janna Dyatlov.
On the carving site was a real full house.
It was possible not only to see how Jeanne creates his masterpieces, but also to learn the art of carving. What a lot of people and made it Difficult even to count the number of oranges, mandrino, apples and other fruit carved into flowers, baskets and other edible Continue reading