In every country, there are so many festivals which are celebrated by citizens of that country. Each country has some unique festivals which are celebrated with great pomp and show so we will tell you today about those unique and unbelievable festivals around the world which are celebrated with great joyfulness and you would not believe even those festivals which really exist in the world.
Kanamara Matsuri festival is well known as “Festival of the Steel Phallus” or “Penis Festival”. This festival is held in Kawasaki, Japan, the date may vary but generally this festival fall on first Sunday in April. There is a story behind this festival, The Kanamara Matsuri is centered on a local penis-venerating shrine. The story was that a vivid sharp jagged monster was hidden inside the vagina of a young woman, due to which the monster fell in love with the two young men’s penis on their wedding night, then leady took the help from a smith to break the sharp teeth of the monster.
so in the form of mikoshi parade, they celebrate this festival and make the shape of a penis with candies, vegetables, and other decoration things.
The Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake is an annual event held on the Spring Bank Holiday at Cooper’s Hill, near Gloucester in England. In this festival, a 4.1 Kilogram rounded Double Gloucester cheese sent from the top and a bunch of people aiming to catch the cheese. Whosoever firstly reach the bottom line of the hill, get the cheese. After winning this competition, the winner gets the real cheese as in prize. So many participants got serious injuries during this competition.
Oktoberfest festival is the largest beer festival in the world which is held in Bavaria, Germany, in mid or late September to the first weekend in October around 6 million people attended this event. During the event, large quantities of Oktoberfest Beer are consumed: during the 16-day festival in 2013, for example, 7.7 million liters were served. Visitors also enjoy numerous attractions, such as amusement rides, side stalls and games. There is also a wide variety of traditional foods available.
Boryeong Mud Festival
The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual festival which takes place during the summer in Boryeong, a town around 200 km south of Seoul, South Korea. The first Mud Festival was staged in 1998 and, by 2007, the festival attracted 2.2 million visitors to Boryeong.
In 1996 a range of cosmetics was produced using mud from the Boryeong mud flats. The cosmetics were said to be full of minerals, bentonites, and germaniums, all of which occur naturally in the mud from the area. In order to promote these cosmetics, the Boryeong Mud Festival was conceived. Through this festival, it was hoped people would learn more about the mud and the cosmetics.