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Which Unusual Worldwide Event Do You Prefer?

Top 5 most popular events in the world

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1. Tomatina, Spain

Via tripagency.info

Come participate in the biggest smashed tomato fight of the world! Each participant throws tomatoes and gets involved in this tomato fight purely for entertainment purposes. Since 1945 it has been held on the last Wednesday of August, during the week of festivities of Buñol.

2. Oktoberfest, Germany

Via impressivemagazine.com

The world's largest beer festival and traveling funfair! Held annually in Munich, it is a 16 days folk festival running from mid or late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Watch out! Only seated person can be served ;)

3. Lantern Festival, China

Via vimeo.com

Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar. It marks the final day of the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations. During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lanterns. The lanterns usually symbolize the people letting go of their past selves and getting new ones, which they will let go of the next year and are almost always red to symbolize good fortune.

4. Fête de Bayonne, France

Via sudouest.fr

This feria consisting of a series of festivals in the Northern Basque Country in the town of Bayonne, France. The festival lasts 5 days and always starts the Wednesday before the first Sunday of August. It is the largest festival in France. Participants are dressed in white with a red scarf and a red belt after the colors of the Basque Country.

5. Holi Festival, India

Via cozynuk.com

This festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the "festival of colors" or the "festival of love". Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh and forget and forgive. It is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. It lasts for a night and a day, starting on the evening of the Purnima (Full Moon day).

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