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10 Most Insane Festivals Around The World

The world is full festivals and joys and we just need a excuse to celebrate something. There are so many festivals each are really insane and dangerous but still large number of people celebrate them every year.

1. The Thaipuism Festival

This Hindu festival is typically celebrated in southern India and involves some of the most intense body piercings known to man.

2. Tunarama

Originally meant to promote Australia’s fledling tuna industry, this festival has now come to be known for it’s highlight event…the tuna toss.

3. La Tomatina

The largest tomato fight in the world. It happens every year in the small Spanish town of Bunyol and over the course of about 1 hour the town gets so covered in tomatos that the fire department has to come in and spray everything down.

4. Boryeong Mud Festival

Taking place every summer in the town of Boryeong, South Korea this international mud fight attracts millions of visitors from all over the world.

5. Holi

You might want to pay India a visit during the springtime festival of Holi. At the very least you’ll probably end up with a pretty cool looking tie-dye shirt.

6. Fiesta de Santa Marta de Ribarteme

Also known as the Near Death Festival, this celebration is held annually in the town of Las Nieves, Spain. Hundreds of people attend mass in honor of Saint Marta de Ribarteme, the Patron saint of resurrection.

7. Argungu Fishing Festival

Every year in the town of Argungu, Nigeria all the local men compete to see who can pull the largest fish out of the river using nothing but their bare hands.

8. Pamplona Bull Run

the Pamplona Bull Run in Spain is actually part of the Fiesta San Fermin which takes place every July. The only requirements to participate are that you have to be at least 18 years old and sober.

9. The Redneck Games

In 1996 when the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some locals took offense to the fact that the international media portrayed them as a “bunch of rednecks holding a sporting event.” As a result they ended up doing just that. Some of the events include toilet seat throwing, hubcap hurling, and the armpit serenade.

10. Burning Tar Barrel Festival

For hundreds of years people in the town of Devon, England have been running through the streets carrying burning battles of tar.

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