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The Most unusual holidays.

For those who love to travel will come in handy. Maybe just falls on the feast of tomatoes for example )))

1. Holiday naked men in the Japanese city of Inazawa.

Inazawa celebrate it with the 767 BC. In the temple of Konomiya going more than three thousand men at the age from 23 to 43 years old, dressed only in a loincloth and wearing wooden sandals. After purification ceremony men marching through the streets of the city, and its residents are trying to touch the participant of the procession, because it is believed that this touch brings luck for the whole year. Linked to this tradition with the fact that the alleged 767 BC through the streets of the city ran naked Shinto goddess of luck – and the townspeople, the whole year was lucky. Here’s inazawa and picked up the deity the idea of a holiday! The only bad thing: it takes place in February. It is not surprising that the participants ’s naked processions” drink liters of sake – this is a reliable way to keep warm.

2. The feast of Asses in Laguna Niguel, USA.

That hide during the feast of the Japanese, it appears, are willing to show the Americans. In Laguna Niguel, California, holiday parties, men and women line up in a row near Continue reading

Sign of autumn: festivals every weekend

Festive events for every taste and age

Residents and visitors were able to buy unique works by local artists, to the accompaniment of cheerful Ukrainian songs

Fourth far Eastern Sorochinskaya fair was held in Vladivostok. On one Sunday of the Admiral’s square turned into a place where everyone could touch the Ukrainian culture and even take its part.

The organizer of the fair was organized by the administration of Vladivostok, a major role in organizing this brilliant event was played by the Ukrainian cultural center “Turtledove”.

Sorochinskaya fair is known since the NINETEENTH century, – said the Deputy mayor Natalia Maltseva. And we are very pleased that today the administration of Vladivostok thanks to the cooperation with the Ukrainian center of folk culture manages to create such platforms and to hold such events.

In the framework of the Sorochyntsi fair took place not only exhibition and sale of Handicrafts, but also master classes on their manufacture, as well as folk arts festival “Nightingale song”.

On the upper floor Admiralty Park residents waiting for the master of arts and crafts with their goods, and at the bottom the residents of Vladivostok were Continue reading

Unusual carnivals

The most bizarre festivals. People love to celebrate different events in their lives. Mass celebrations turn into the real festivals. However, some people choose a very unusual reasons for their celebrations. Describe below about the 10 most unusual festivals in the most different places of the planet.

Naki Sumo. This festival is dedicated to the cry babies and he is being held in Japan. Every mother gets nervous from the cry of their baby, but for this festival the crying is a big advantage. An amazing event has been held here for over 400 years, is now his resting place is the castle of Sensoji. The aim of the festival is the most calming capricious children and support their health. For that infants raised in the air, two adult sumo wrestler. Wrestlers in every way grimace, trying to scare the kids, so they roared with all his strength. The judge listens carefully to the attempts of all parties, determining the winner. The participation in this contest is purely voluntaryparents choose to give children to participate in it. Because according to the beliefs it helps ward off the baby from evil spirits and to protect them further in life. In the festival Naki Sumo participates annually nearly a hundred children aged under one year.

Kanamara Matsuri. And this festival is held in Japan. In translation his name sounds like “Festival of the steel phallus“. This unusual festival is held in Kawasaki. Is it any wonder that the symbol of the festival – namely the phallus. Continue reading

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