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Hadak Matsuri

The person, who is in Japan on the third Saturday of February, you need to be prepared to see on the streets a group of almost naked men who are going before dark one-a crowd of thousands, and at midnight their covers is insane… and many witnesses of the events involved in this action, trying to touch at least one naked body. What is a mass Striptease, slaughter nudists or perverts? No. This Hadak Matsuri is an annual Japanese festival of naked men. We present you interesting facts about this very eccentric festival.

The history of this festival spans over a thousand years, it is celebrated, starting with the 767. The Japanese believe that people annually needs to be cleansed from damage, misery and negative energy. This happens on the eve of the lunar new year in February. Moreover, the manipulation should be performed with almost naked bodies, using frost and ice water, so Japanese men strip naked and wound on itself, fundoshi white loincloth. According to them, the naked body is able to absorb more of the goodness, and consequently, to get rid of more misery. More nothing on it, and it’s in February!

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The Most unusual festivals of the world

We always look forward to any holidays, because it can be fun to note, you can not go to work or school (not all of course), etc. We have long been accustomed to the usual holidays — the New year. March 8, February 23, victory Day, etc. But there are so many different holidays that the common man of our country may seem strange, funny and unusual. So, the most unusual festivals in the world.

1. Of Hadak Matsuri. In Japan every third Saturday of February, decided to hold this festival, or rather even a Festival. Thousands of naked men out in the cold. They are dressed only in loincloths and sandals. According to custom, so goes the rite of ritual purification. It is believed that on this day, if a man discards his clothes off, it automatically resets all the failures and attracts good luck.

2. March of the zombies. This holiday is celebrated annually in Canada (Boston). Something like Halloween. but then thousands of people dress up in zombie and walk down the street depicting the walking dead brain eaters. What is remarkable is that many of them try to copy the gait of a zombie from the clip Michael Jackson-Thriller (1983).

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How to celebrate Christmas in the UK

In a year there are only two holidays that should be mentioned in the circle of his relatives and friends. One such activity is own birthday, and others – the birth of Christ.

In different countries this holiday is celebrated in different ways. Someone is going to him for several weeks, and some people even prefer to ignore it. In order to know how to celebrate Christmas in the UK, it is necessary only to turn to the true Englishman, who does not change their traditions and each year attracts friends and relatives at a beautifully set table.

Let us consider how to celebrate Christmas in the UK, and what needs to be done to have fun.

Pre-holiday shopping

A few weeks before cherished date all the Kingdom of England was transformed beyond recognition. Houses are decorated with garlands, trees – tinsel and rains, shop Windows begin to Shine bright packaging gifts and figurines in the form of angels and Father Christmas, on the doors of private houses hung bright Christmas wreaths in the Windows and one can see lush spruce, decorated with huge colorful glass balls and gold bows.

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