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The Most unusual holidays

 

People love the holidays. The people are different. Holidays too… In this article we will tell You about the most unusual festivals that exist on our wonderful planet.

Monkey Banquet in Thailand

According to ancient legend, the God Rama gave my friend the monkey king Hanuman land on which is located the city of Lopburi. The monkey king along with his army has won the war and protect their lands. Monkeys in Lopburi are a living legend and main attraction of the city, attracting many tourists from all over the world.

Every year on the last Sunday of November for the monkeys in this town arrange a luxury Banquet. Animal a huge table covered with fruits and vegetables. Thus, residents thank the monkeys for their exploits.

Tomato fight in Spain

La Batalla del Tomate — the annual tomato festival dedicated to the departing flight, which is held in the last week of August.

Like all holidays in Spain Tomato festival is held with music, dancing, fireworks and free refreshments. At the end of the celebration in the Central square tomato fight is held.

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Unusual birthday is the best holiday!

 

We all know that people are good at remembering the events that evoke a certain flurry of emotions: positive or negative.

Therefore, if a birthday to celebrate in the usual situation, then he does not even recall, and if it is to celebrate the unusual, bright, not so, as always, some memories will remain for a lifetime.

I was born in late January. Options for selecting the venue of the festival is not very much.

It may be some kind of entertainment complex, café, bar, restaurant or home, in General the room. Picnic schedule, wouldn’t want that, as it depends entirely on the weather.

But, it appears, in the harsh winter time you can add variety to any event.

Will tell You how I celebrated my twentieth anniversary. Honestly, it was an unusual birthday .

Although, it all started traditionally. I decided to celebrate at home. Invited guests, was the menu, bought all the necessary and began the celebration.

I want to mention that my birthday was on the street this winter: snow, slight frost in the air circling snowflakes.

Friends came, said a lot of beautiful, nice words, gave them presents and we began to celebrate the holiday.

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Unusual festivals in America

 

America is an amazing country that combines many different cultures and nationalities. Needless to say, it is rather strange and original holidays and festivals that are celebrated or across the country at once or in any particular state. Someone they may seem silly, but someone really interesting and worthwhile.

For example, at the end of may there is an unusual competition in Austin, Texas, where the adversaries are not professional athletes and Amateurs, and the usual…wits who mock the interlocutor and make a joke in any situation. Participants in it typically thirty-two, and each of them will have to win another in various categories. The answers always have to be funny and original, and not to contain absolute nonsense. The winner will receive the title of best humorist and calabardina and a special prize. In this competition as there is a charity auction, the money from which will go to a special Fund to support the local Museum; as well as the book fair, the money from which will be donated to the O. Henry Museum.

Schedule of passing of this competition can always be found at the official website of the O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships. you can also find photos from previous events.

Later in California, the city of Coalinga, is another festival, dedicated to…the lizards. The festival itself Continue reading