As there are many unusual festivals celebrated all around the world, it becomes more difficult to choose the best among them. Some festivals stand out from the other due to its customers and some because of its colors while some are flat out bizarre and not for the faint-hearted and this article is all about the bizarre ones.
UGADI, KAIRUPPALA, INDIA
Cows are considered to be one of the holiest animals in India. They are praised just like Gods. But people in Ugadi celebrate a festival in March where they hit cow poop on each other and believe that it will bring good luck to them. Many people believe this and this festival is celebrated every year.
CRUCIFIXION FESTIVAL, SAN PEDRO, CUTUD, PHILIPPINES
It is exactly the same as it sounds. The people who partake in this festival are nailed to a cross to feel how their God felt when they were nailed to redeem their sins. Even though it sounds dangerous, there are rarely any casualties that take place in this event.
MA’NENE FESTIVAL, SOUTH SULAWESI, INDONESIA
This festival is so scary that it will seriously blow your mind off. This festival makes Halloween and Dia de los Muertos look like child’s play. It involves digging up the corpses of the people’s loved ones and washing and putting on their favourite clothes. This festival takes place in every three years.
UNDERWATER MUSIC FESTIVAL, FLORIDA, USA
This festival takes place in America’s only living coral reef. A lot of divers and musicians come from around the country to participate in this unusual festival. It gives us a message of spreading awareness among people to preserve the environment.