Wife Carrying World Championships (Finland): Each July, the Wife Carrying World Championships is held in Sonkajärvi, Finland. This festival involves a man carrying his wife through an obstacle course of water and sand.

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(South Korea): The mud located in the regions surrounding South Korea are rich in minerals and used in high-end Korean cosmetics. So each year, tourists and residents participate in a mud festival where they wrestle and sing.

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Battles of Oranges (Italy): During this annual festival in Italy, townsfolk split up into teams and use oranges instead of replicas of traditional weapons to recreate the insurrection of the king in 1194.

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World Bog Snorkeling Championships (Wales): Competitors from all over the world gather in Wales each August to compete in the World Bog Snorkeling Championships. At this festival, competitors race through a 120-yard course in a bog with only fins and a snorkel.

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World Bodypainting Festival (Austria): The annual festival in Austria brings together some of the most talented makeup artists and painters in the world. The weeklong festival includes exhibitions, competitions, fashion shows, and workshops.

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