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
If someone comes up with the idea to make a list and list all the unusual holidays of the world, it’s incredibly long! But to make it will be very interesting. Because people are able to come up with the most unexpected occasions, to have fun and have fun!
To begin with, what awaits us in November. At this time is to go to Thailand already only then to get on the monkey Banquet . held every year in the province of lop Buri.
Usually on the last Sunday of November, the locals put on a great buffet for monkeys at the Buddhist temple of PRA Prang Sam Yot. Long (10 meters) tables or separate round tables covered with red cloth, and a special order is placed monkeys favorite food: fruits, vegetables, and even grilled sausages.
But because a person does not know what the rules of etiquette, the spectacle of feasting at the Banquet becomes incredibly funny. After a short time, beautifully Packed dishes suddenly swept from the table, and all the beauty turns into an indescribable mess.
Macaques in Thailand feel about like squirrels in our parks. Moreover, they can also have fun – to pull a woman’s skirt, rip the decoration, to steal her purse. So many of them in the forests, to the feast come several hundred primates. Continue reading
The Pilgrimage Of The Gypsies, France
Saintes-Maries-de-La-Mer is a historical city and a place of pilgrimage in southern France. Crowds of pilgrims from all over the world come to see the relics of the three saints Mary Magdalene, Mary Salome and Mary Jacob. Black woman Saint Sarah, the patron Saint of the Gypsies, according to rumors, was a housemaid Mary Three.
Gypsies from all over the world come here, may 24th, the date, expected date of her arrival in France in 42 ad. Thousands of people carry the statue into the sea, repeating her arrival on the coast of France. This is a lovely holiday with songs and dances, taken in 42 ad, the magical times.
Ride of the kings is a traditional folk festival, which is held every year in late may in a small town in the Czech Republic under the name of vlčnov. It is an old town, with a population of just over three thousand, which comes alive on the last Sunday of may every year, when tourists and locals come together to have fun at this legendary festival, which has more than 500 years.
This is one of the oldest folk festivals in Europe and it has a funny story. In 1469 the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus was defeated by his father in the Czech-Hungarian Continue reading