They Do What? (festivals and other insanely ridiculous parties around the world)

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From tomato fights to lighting shit on fire, the world has some pretty awesome party planners.
Oruro, BoliviaOruroBolivia#TroveOn Brazil's Carnival celebration gets all the attention, but if you really want to see a wild time, head to Bolivia's grandest Carnival (aka...Sani, Sani#TroveOn Sani festival: Colourful victory of good over evil A two-day riot of colour, dance and music, the Sani Festival is the perfect way to...Jaipur, IndiaJaipurIndiaHoli Colour Festival 17th March 2014Vinayak Guest House, Jaipur, IndiaVinayak Guest HouseJaipur, IndiaUs at the end of Holi in Jaipur....what a mess!Toronto, OntarioTorontoOntarioDespite the blizzard, Toronto Naked Santa Run continued---in the name of raising money for Charity!...Lerwick, ScotlandLerwickScotland#TroveOn - The burning of the Viking longboat at Up Helly Aa. The climax of Europe's largest fire festival. For one cold, stormy night in January,...Qormi, MaltaQormiMaltaMalta comes alive in the summers with festas and fireworks. One of the best is in the town of Qormi: the Festa of St. George! Men carry a giant...Plazita Olvera Calle Olvera, Los Angeles, CaliforniaPlazita Olvera Calle OlveraLos Angeles, CaliforniaEach year on the Saturday before Easter the Blessing of the Animals takes place on the oldest plaza in Los Angeles. Thousands of dogs, cats,...Entrerríos, SpainEntrerríosSpainEvery year at July 14th in a small stone arena locals capture wild horses and fight to cut off a bit of their tales. The price is a pig... You...International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque, New MexicoInternational Hot Air Balloon FiestaAlbuquerque, New MexicoThe highlight of the Balloon Fiesta: the bee family! Mama & Papa hold hands until they reach about 100 ft, andBaby flies solo.Dana Point Harbor and Marina, Dana Point, CaliforniaDana Point Harbor and MarinaDana Point, CaliforniaEvery year in September they have the Tall Ships Festival with about 6-8 tall ships visiting. They have live music and a cannon battle between...Sibiu Piata Mare, Sibiu, RomaniaSibiu Piata MareSibiu, RomaniaBlacksmith demonstration at the Medieval Festival in Sibiu, August 2013McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica, McMurdo Station, AntarcticaMcMurdo Station, Ross Island, AntarcticaMcMurdo Station, AntarcticaIce Stock music festival .. Every New Years Day, there is a outdoor stage set up and bands formed by USAP participants. All types of music - pop,...McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica, McMurdo Station, AntarcticaMcMurdo Station, Ross Island, AntarcticaMcMurdo Station, AntarcticaAnother pic from MAAG - an art event held every year in McMurdo. Outside there was a teeter-totter, a gerbil wheel, and recycling bins for the...Black Rock City NV Burning Man, Black Rock City, NevadaBlack Rock City NV Burning ManBlack Rock City, NevadaCome visit us at Bojon Balance camp at 9:15 and C. Look for the flag. Late afternoon party on Thu at 6p. Come as tour favorite Deity.Black Rock City NV Burning Man, Black Rock City, NevadaBlack Rock City NV Burning ManBlack Rock City, NevadaTrojan Horse art installation from Burning Man 2011. Towering over the playa for a few days and eventually to be burned. Incredible project.Black Rock City NV Burning Man, Black Rock City, NevadaBlack Rock City NV Burning ManBlack Rock City, NevadaThat's one angry DaVinci OctopusRibera, Barcelona, SpainRiberaBarcelona, Spain#Troveon During the annual Merce festival, there's a parade where fireworks are shot at the crowd and drummers are all around. It was...Pilton, EnglandPiltonEnglandGlastonbury Festival 2013. #flags #Glastonbury #festival #cloudsCalella, SpainCalellaSpainSee, I definitely was not embellishing... I have no idea what this street festival is called, it happened in July sometime, but I can say that...
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