Top 10 Most Amazing Traditions in the World
When it comes to celebrate and make fun, there are a lot of amazing traditions which provide lots of chances to everyone to forget worries. True that some of the traditions are extremely weird, while others are very interesting and provide us lots of chances to make fun. Gone are the days when the regular and common traditions were the only way to spend time, nowadays, plenty of traditions are so amazing that one gets shock to experience them.
Let us check out the list of top 10 most amazing traditions in the world.
10. Broken Plates (Denmark)
What a name, Broken Plates! This tradition is celebrated with full happiness in Denmark. What the people do is that they save plenty of unused dishes, plates and other utensils for the tradition and on 31st December every year, they affectionately shatter their plates against the doors of friends and family.
9. Eating 12 Grapes (Spain)
Eating 12 Grapes is another amazing tradition which is celebrated in Spain. In this tradition, the participants try their best to stuff 12 grapes in their mouths at midnight to achieve the good luck for the next year. They believe that doing so lead them get success and prosperity for the upcoming times.
8. Colored Underwear (South America)
Colored Underwear is a very interesting tradition of South America. In some of this country’s cities, the people believe that wearing colored underwear determines their fate. Do you believe the same? If not, then no issues because the South Americans are true believers of this thing. So, they celebrate the tradition the time when new year celebrations are enjoyed. Some colors they love to wear are red underwear (you’ll find true love), golden (wealth), and white (signifies peace).
7. Takanakuy Festival (Peru)
Every year at the end of December, people of Peru—a small village, fight with each other in an urge of settling their differences. Once the fight is over, they initiate the new year with all new hopes and a clean slate.
6. Water Buckets (Puerto Rico)
Have you ever thrown pails of water on your beloveds? No? Then visit Puerto Rico where the people love throwing pails of water out of their windows for driving away the evil spirits. Not only this but also they throw much water on their beloved yearly.
5. Sweet Coins (Bolivia)
In Bolivia coins are baked into sweets every year. This tradition was originated years ago, and is celebrated with full fun and enjoyment. The people try their best to find the coins and whoever succeeds is considered to be lucky and will get lots of success in next year.
4. Suitcases (Colombia)
In Colombia, people love carrying their suitcases around with them all day. They think that doing so they get blessed with travel abroad the whole year with chances to work in developed countries.
3. Talc Smearing (Thailand)
In Thailand, Talc Smearing is considered to be an interesting and very amazing tradition, which has become a part of the lives of people living there. Besides throwing buckets of water on each other, people also go around smearing each other with gray talc. This creates a very interesting and joyful environment.
2. Animal Whispering (Romania)
Both in Belgium and Romania, the tradition of Animal Whispering is celebrated. The farmers try to communicate with their cows. In this effort, they are likely to get hurted or pushed back by the animals. He who succeeds, is treated to be having good luck for the whole year. But another concept says that the succeeded farmers aren’t lucky and have to suffer with failures.
1. Metal Casters (Finland)
In Finland, people effort to give predictions about the coming year by casting molten tin into a bucket of water—which is then interpreted to get the desired results and shape.