Are you a worshiper of Peppa Pig, and your innermost wish is to roll in the mud?
Would you like to be the protagonists of your funeral, alive? Or, watch a typical Irish wedding, between the most beautiful damsel in the village and … a goat?
Does your partner betray you? Don’t get down, be proud, and try to win the best cuckold prize in the world.
And, again, huge male members, carried on their shoulders by adepts and worshipers. Ghost towns in the middle of the desert, ready to come alive for just one week. Babies stretched out in the streets, with absurd characters who test their skills in high jump. People ready to pierce their bodies, with the first thing that comes their way.
All this, and much more, you can discover it with the most curious Festivals in the world. Events that, however absurd, and strange, may appear, represent a culture and a tradition that has been handed down for centuries.
To travel. Know. To discover. To explore. Only in this way, it is possible to rediscover the most authentic and genuine traditions of each country.
Here, then, is the Top 10 of the most curious Festivals in the world. A list that caused not a few difficulties, and sleepless nights (!!), for the amount of data in possession.
Kanamara Matsuri, literally “Iron Penis Festival”. This is an incredible ritual that takes place every spring on the first Sunday of April.
The Japanese city of Kawasaki, is invaded by fouls of all sizes, carried on the streets of the city. His majesty the penis, is revered in all forms: illustrations, sweets, carved vegetables, decorations and, of course, a great parade. Entertainment guaranteed for one of the most incredible and curious parties in the world.
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In Castrillo de Murcia, a small Spanish village not far from Burgos, the inhabitants eagerly await Corpus Christi week.
The climax is reached on Sunday, with El Salto del Colacho (Salto del Diavolo). Locals decorate their homes. Men in red and yellow overalls, following the procession’s path, jump over children stretched out on the street on mattresses. In hand, a ponytail with which they whip the ordinary spectators who cover them with insults! Really incredible! Without doubt among the most curious and incredible Festivals in the world.
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Black Rock City is a kind of ghost town, located in the expanse of the Black Rock Desert in the State of Nevada. Every year, for only eight days, it is populated by thousands of individuals; a sort of temporary metropolis dedicated to the community, art, self-expression and self-confidence; a place of creativity in which everyone is welcome.
Freedom is the key word.
Only recommendation: bring everything you need from home. Inside, you won’t be able to buy anything, just barter. You can use material goods, or your art. Use a little imagination …
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The most crazy and incredible event in Korea, where you can roll in mountains of mud. You get dirty, always with a smile on your face!
This is the Mud Boryeong Festival, it’s much more. It’s fun carefree together with thousands of people and friends from all over the world. No difference in nationality, sex, age, culture: in the mud, we are all the same!
Many are the activities and initiatives. More info from here.
Always comes from Japan, one of the most curious festivals in the world.
The Nude Man Festival takes place in different places of the Rising Sun. Most importantly, it is based in the Saidaji Temple in the city of Okayama. At the event, about 9,000 men wear minimal clothes. Generally, only the traditional Japanese loincloth (fundoshi); in some cases, it is not uncommon to find completely naked individuals !! You will witness an authentic race that will lead each contender to challenge pain, abrasion and bruising just to be the chosen one. You will see the contenders trying to grab a branch hanging from the ceiling to take the typical Mochi (traditional sweets).
Info from here.
Cuckolds from all over the world: unite. At the Rocca, welcome you, great cuckolds!
Has your wife betrayed you? Maybe more than once? You surprised her, intent on getting mounted by her spinning instructor. Don’t despair.
And if he still hasn’t betrayed you, insist that he do it before November. He could fuck your neighbor, your best friend, the first one that could happen …
Wear a nice pair of horns and, in November, leave for the Cornuto festival. You could be the one to parade on the throne, holding new wine.
The Cuckold Feast is fully part of the most curious festivals you can attend.
PHUKET VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL
The event takes place during the ninth Chinese lunar month (October) and is a belief that all those who attend the various Festival rites, get lucky. During the approximately 9 days of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival, hundreds of thousands of devotees gather along the island’s roads.
The ultimate goal of each is to achieve purification. There are truly incredible rituals, many of which involve self-torture to move evil from other individuals towards themselves, guaranteeing luck to the whole community. Thus, you will be able to assist the faithful who, in a sort of real trance, walk on hot coals, climb stairs full of blades or even bathe in boiling oil!
PROCESSION OF SANTA MARIA DE RIBARTEME
One of the oldest pilgrimages (La romería de los ataúdes), and incredible, which takes place in Galicia, a magical land, linked to its traditions.
The funeral procession in which the procession is made of coffins with people living inside is the protagonist of the procession. No will to anticipate the times… .. Those who parade inside the coffins, usually, are people who have had illnesses or suffered suffering.
Unique event of its kind, not to be missed. It takes place in the village of As Neves, in the western part of the Iberian peninsula, on the border with Portugal. More info from here.
Are you ready to join thousands of diners for the most incredible wedding of the year? If you find yourself in Ireland, from August 10th to 12th, you are also invited to the royal wedding. Do not expect, however, to witness the union of two bold and beautiful young people.
No future sovereign and, above all, no nation to govern. You will not attend a Royal parade; you will not hear trumpet blasts; you will not see any prince on horseback
At Puck Fair, the one who will take the hand of the beautiful young woman of the town will be King Goat!
It is a popular, colorful and lively celebration that has always characterized the Irish town of Killorglin.
If you are looking for the most curious Festivals in the world, you are in the right place. More info from here.
One of those parties that you would like to attend, at least once in your life. One of the most curious festivals, in which we challenge ourselves with tomato shots!
On the streets of Buñol, 5 trucks will drop the long-awaited red bullets, and the contenders will be able to throw the tomatoes for a challenge to the last … Instead, from the balconies, buckets of water will rain.
More info from here.
Have a good trip, and have fun with the most curious Festivals in the world.