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Which of these traditions would you like to take part in? Do they remind you of any other festivals that you know about?

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Elpro202 13 August, 2021 - 00:57

I would take part in Black Pudding throwing because it seems fun.
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Kostantinus 26 February, 2021 - 12:30

In my opinion of view the funniest festival is cheese rolling )) I wouldn't like to pasticipate this festival, but just watch the participators running after cheese which runs away from them. It might be pretty funny and in the same time dangerous for the runners. Video from that event would be great for my blog, because the main content of it is travelling and adventures.

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SlarkCZ 22 March, 2020 - 17:42

I think its very good. Q and A are so good beacuse you are learning english very well. When you listen the video you can choose the correct answers easily. They are talking good.

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Jasiel 18 March, 2020 - 16:20

I’d like to be part of the cheese rolling because I’d like to know how it feels to race behind one of them cheeses. I remember when I was a kid I watched on tv people running in a hill but not for cheeses only to see who falls the hardest.

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visca 24 November, 2017 - 07:58

I'd really like to go to one of these festivals!! Specially to the one in Brighton, I've already been there last year but I wouldn't mind revisit the city, I found it really beautiful.

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javi8 20 December, 2016 - 11:01

I'd like to take part in World Championship Snail Racing because I'm sure that I'd enjoy seeing my snail winning the race. Also after of the race there is a barbacue for the snail owners, so I think this a good reason to take part in it too.

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MyAnh 15 July, 2016 - 13:09

I have ever heard about the cheese rolling. It's fun. But I refer to take part in World Championship Snail Racing. I surprise that not only human but also animals have a race.

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vieht 30 July, 2015 - 04:56

I would like to go to the pancake festival one!!! and I admit It'll be funnny to run behing an enormous cheese xD

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itskaterinaa 24 April, 2015 - 13:43

I'd like to take part in Pancake races!It sounds extremely funny and kind of diffictul with a bit of adventure!This doesn't remind me any other festival,but the Onion Eating Contests does!It reminds me a festival in my village,the ''eat as more garlic as you can''!I hate garlic,but other people love it!!

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Synteck 1 September, 2014 - 19:37

Hello everybody, :)

One tradition can be cheese rolling competition. I'd like to participate for the adventure of running after a cheese. I've seen some of this competition videos and looks awesome and extremely funny.

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Morgana 5 May, 2014 - 16:56

I'd like to take part in the Burning of the claive. They remind me of an old festival called Samhain which took part in celtic lands of Europe, like Ireland or Scotland, for more than three thousand years.

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