5 countries with unusual and strange rituals that can surprise everyone


Each country has its own traditions, customs and rituals. Moreover, some of them are surprising. O

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The tradition began in 1945, when a fight broke out in the main square. There was a vegetable stall nearby and people had no choice but to throw tomatoes at each other and at the police that arrived.

A similar chaos continues in the city for an hour, after which a signal sounds about the end of the battle. Everything around: houses, shops, roads acquire a red hue. After the event, the remains of tomato slurry are washed off with water, and people wash in the river.

There is a very strange custom in India. It is believed that if a girl was born in an unfortunate period from the point of view of astrology, she can bring misfortune and death to her future spouse.

A person who was born in a bad period is called a mangalik. But the Indians in ancient times figured out how to help such people. The girl just needs to marry a tree. A banana tree is usually chosen as the «groom».

After the wedding, the tree is cut down, and the «widowed» girl can safely marry a man. At the same time, the ceremony is carried out not only in the outback. For example, his

An old Danish tradition is kept up to this day. If a person is 25 years old and has not yet married, then sprinkle it with spices, including cinnamon.

This tradition began long ago when the spice traders traveled extensively. Traders never stayed in one locality for a long time, so they could not create families and remained single.

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The average age of people registering a marriage for the first time in Denmark is 32-34 years. Most likely, the ceremony was preserved in order to have fun with friends and have fun.

While this tradition is not insane and understandable, many of us can be pissed off by it. From the locals you will constantly hear the word «manyana» meaning tomorrow. Whenever you are going to meet, they will have one answer for everything.

To the agreements the Venezuelans

While it may seem like a small thing to be late, it’s unlikely that the relaxed work of a taxi driver, doctor, or factory worker will become the norm. Nevertheless, Venezuelans live like this, even if something awaits them.

Although unusual, but a great tradition that needs to be introduced all over the world! The Japanese are hardworking and punctual people. Nevertheless, 15 minutes of sleep at work is not prohibited, and even encouraged. You can sleep not only at work, but also in public places.

Sleep is considered to be an indicator of productive work. And those who do not sleep worked poorly. The emergence of such a tradition is associated with the economic boom of the 1980s. Many Japanese worked for wear and tear, and there was not enough time for sleep.

What unusual traditions have you heard about? Share them in the comments!