The most insane food festivals in the world
You have not once in my childhood I heard about what food not to play.
However, in some cities, the food is not only not forbidden to play, but encouraged her worship, throwing, cutting and other improper actions.
Here are 10 holidays, where you can pay tribute to your favorite products and plenty of fun.
Throwing oranges, Italy
Every year, inhabitants of Ivrea in Italy is celebrated three days before lent, pelting each other with oranges. According to the legend, a medieval Prince of Ivrea was so stingy that gave its farmers only one pot of peas every six months. In protest, residents began throwing on the streets of peas. After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy. During the implementation of a tradition of throwing of oranges, revelers caught up in the crowd of the parade throw these fruits. Quite often this also leads to a small injury, because it is best to bring your goggles and helmet.
Skating cheese on Cooper’s hill, England
Every spring in England arranged a festival in which a large wheel of cheese is rolled down a steep hill and dozens of Britons are rolling behind her. Competition threatens them with sprained ankles, fractures, and huge bruises. So why try so hard? The winner of the just is honored to hold the cheese.
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February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Don’t have new photos, forcing eyes climb on a forehead from the beauty, we decided to recall how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time — enjoy scenes of the most exciting holidays of the world that trigger the desire at least once in your life go on one of them.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered Continue reading
Where: Kungur, Perm region.
When: 28.06 – 5.07.
Max: 30 000.
How it passes: the balloonists compete in speed and agility. Separate nomination — design: there are balls at the pigs, there is a portrait of Che Guevara. Opening ceremony — late in the evening, all the balloons at once rise into the sky and float away into the sunset.
The trick of the year: the war in the air. All participants of the festival are divided into two armies and capture something on the ground.
Cost: the festival is free, riding for the money.
Where: Degtyarsk, Sverdlovsk region.
When: 17 – 20.07.
How it happens: the archers-roleplayers compete in shooting, and in the evening around the campfire singing songs, grease guns and play charades. Take the experienced shooters and those who just picked up the bow.
The trick of the year: if all goes according to plan, will be costumed role-playing game with forest campaigns and battles.
Cost: registration fee — 200 rubles will provide food, a tent to take their.
Biker’s “Old new rock”
Where: Sverdlovsk region — Nevyansk, Nizhny Tagil, Dir, Alapaevsk, Turinsk, Irbit, Talitsa, Aromashevo, Mironova, Zarechny, Continue reading