Weird festivals around the world

Everyone has a list of the things he wants to do. These lists are usually updated shortly before the evening of New Year’s, or the early days of the new year. Even though there are nowhere written in a diary, an agenda or in a computer file, it is definitely stored on the hard drive of every person, in their brain! We recommend you unusual and odd festivals around the world, which would add to the list of madness that you would like to do, but do not confess, according to some ideas we found.

Cheese Rolling

One afternoon in June, hundreds of participants engaged in a merciless game hunting cheese, which topples the hills Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire in England. The strange festival was initially open only to residents of the area, but now welcomes tourists from around the world. Indeed, the 2013 champions emerged some Americans and Japanese, who managed to catch the round prize.

Cheese Rolling, Cooper's Hill, Gloucestershire

Cheese Rolling, Cooper’s Hill, Gloucestershire

Monkey Buffet Festival

The Monkey Buffet Festival is organized every year in the month of November Lopburi of Thailand. The locals invite more than 600 monkeys in a celebration of food! Over two tonnes of sausages and other delicacies such as fruit and ice cream exclusively for them. It is the way of residents to show their appreciation likeable animals as well thanks to these their area is a popular tourist destination.

Monkey Buffet Festival, Thailand

Monkey Buffet Festival, Thailand

Monkey Buffet Festival, Thailand

Monkey Buffet Festival, Thailand

Wife Carrying World Championship

The world championship, Wife Carrying World Championship, is one of the strangest that exist in the world and takes place in Finland. The goal is simple, men must run a certain route, carrying on their shoulders their wives. Indeed, the more heavy she is the better! Confused? The prize of the winner is the weight of his wife in beer!

Wife Carrying World Championship

Wife Carrying World Championship

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By Nicole P.

Festival photos: Asad Malik, Geo Pieces, Hataitip Patangpalo, idb1979.

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