9 Weird Festivals Around The World - kiwiwell

9 Weird Festivals Around The World

People attend many parties and festivals just to catch some fun. Most people attend music festivals because they are fun-filled. Perhaps, in the last few days or weeks, you too have gone to parties to catch some fun. But, more than you can ever have imagined, weird festivals are observed for weird reasons around the world. As weird and unusual as it is, the Water Gun Festival in South Korea will shock you.

These 9 locations organize the weirdest festivals in the world annually.

1. Sinchon Water Gun Festival, South Korea

Sinchon Water Gun Festival, South Korea

It is fun-filled and self-explanatory. It is all about water guns, street performances, loud music, hot summer days, and a whole lot of wet t-shirts. You’ll not know how amazing the experience is until you witness it.

2. Boryeong Mud Festival, South Korea

Boryeong Mud Festival, South Korea

If not for the mud that is involved, this festival is just like the Water Gun Festival. It is held on a yearly basis, and it is all about making people get dirty. Besides, music, fireworks, and other amazing things are added to spice up the Mud Festival.

3. Hair Freezing Contest, Canada

Hair Freezing Contest, Canada

Already, people say that Canadians are weird. But, with this tradition, they look even wackier. During the Freezing Contest, people go into the hot springs, get their hair wet, and wait until their hair becomes all frosty. It’s weird, isn’t it?

4. Underwater Music Festival, United States

Underwater Music Festival, United States

People say the festival is amazing. It is just like seeing people play fish trumpets, or maybe, underwater weirdos!

5. La Tomatina, Valencia, Spain

La Tomatina, Valencia, Spain

Many people like tomatoes and this festival is all about tomatoes. People bathe in tomato juice and have some tomatoes thrown at each other.

6. Cheng Chau Bun Festival, China

Cheng Chau Bun Festival, China

Perhaps, you have seen those white dome-like things that are used to decorate 60 feet high towers. But, if you haven’t, they are sweet buns. During this festival, you’ll see a number of people climb those sweet towers. They will be trying to take a few delicious sweets, as many as they can. That’s amazing but weird, isn’t it?

7. World Toe Wrestling Championships, United Kingdom

World Toe Wrestling Championships, United Kingdom

It involves toes but not a made-up competition. And, the contestants would have to wash their wrestlers before and after the match. Apart from all these, there not anything too spectacular about this festival, but locals say they love it.

8. Floating Lantern Festival, Hawaii

Floating Lantern Festival, Hawaii

The floating Lantern Festival in Hawaii is amazing. It is actually one of the most beautiful festivals around the world. You’ll live to remember how beautiful the lanterns are if you would attend the festival.

9. Lopburi Monkey Banquet, Thailand

Lopburi Monkey Banquet, Thailand

It is a magical feast for primates and thousands of monkeys participate in it. Fruits, ice creams, and pancakes will be prepared and this monkey will devour all. It is real and pleasurable to watch. It is weird but you’ll enjoy observing these primates devour all that.