National traditions that can shock a foreigner
Here you can find out about most extraordinary traditions of different nations, that can utterly shock any stranger.
Many nations, many traditions. In fact, sometimes these traditions can be more than a little strange, silly, or even frightening. But whatever they are, they are venerated and passed on from generation to generation.
At 11:00 AM they fire a petard off a city hall's roof, which is the signal to start the battle. After that several tomato loaded trucks enter the street. Participants grab these tomatoes and throw at each other. This is a Spanish way to say goodbye to summer.
Balinese believe that sharp teeth are associated with evil spirits and if not filed down, they won't let a person go to heaven after death. This is why the ceremony takes place in a temple, where a priest files teeth off with a regular riffler. The tooth dust is solemnly buried in a family temple.
On the same day in several US and Canada cities festivals related to groundhogs-forecasters take place.
The purpose of such outfits is attracting potential fiances. In fact, the age of 20-25 had been long regarded as the beginning of an old maid's "career".
Speaking about health, there are doctors standing by the ceremony and giving medical help to those who need it after the ritual.
Do you find these traditions strange or quite ordinary? Your commentary is necessary! Do you have any more interesting traditions to share?
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