Most Bizarre Customs Worldwide

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Scottish brides must be covered by dirty things; bride and groom’s friends and family have to break furniture during the wedding; monkeys are guests at a party; bride and groom are banned to use the bathroom; women have to cut off a segment of a finger whenever a family member dies; and so on seem to be the most bizarre traditions and customs around the world. Let’s look at the photos below to discover more:


In order to prepare for the marriage, Scottish brides have to overcome a dirty pre-wedding custom in which brides must suffer from eggs, spoiled milk, feathers and other dirty things thrown by her friends.


People think that this custom is to prepare for a perfect marriage.

People think that this custom is to prepare for a perfect marriage.


Polterabend is a pre-wedding tradition from German. During this custom, friends and family come together to break dishes, flowerpots, tiles and so on, except glasses or mirrors.


The bride and gloom have to clean up all these things.

The bride and groom have to clean up all these things.


During the World Gurning Championship in Egremont, England, competitors try to show off their most grotesque faces.

During the World Gurning Championship in Egremont, England, competitors try to show off their most grotesque faces.


The Tidong, a group of people from northern Borneo has a strange wedding custom that both the bride and groom are banned to use the bathroom for 3 days and 3 nights following their wedding.

The Tidong, a group of people from northern Borneo has a strange wedding custom that both the bride and groom are banned to use the bathroom for 3 days and 3 nights following their wedding.


Camel wrestling is a popular event held every year in Selcuk, Turkey. It is a sport that two male camels will have to wrestle each other.

Camel wrestling is a popular event held every year in Selcuk, Turkey. It is a sport that two male camels will have to wrestle each other.


Monkeys are quests at an annual party in Thailand. More than 3,000 kilograms of fruit and vegetables are prepared to monkeys in Lopburi province, Bangkok.

Monkeys are guests at an annual party in Thailand. More than 3,000 kilograms of fruit and vegetables are prepared to monkeys in Lopburi province, Bangkok.


Women of the Dani tribe in Indonesia have to suffer from both physical pain and emotional pain. Whenever a family member dies, they must cut off a segment of a finger in their hand.

Women of Dani tribe in Indonesia have to suffer from both physical pain and emotional pain. Whenever a family member dies, they must cut off a segment of a finger in their hand.

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/03/07
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