Top 10 Naked Festivals And Events From All Around The World
Some people find showing the skin, the best way to promote the causes or to commemorate the important events. Here are some of the naked themed events or festivals.
Oblation Run- The annual naked run in the Philippine’s State University, to protest against the national issues. The name of the event is based on the official statue of the university named “the oblation” which is a statue of a naked man with arms spread, symbolizing self sacrifice for the country.
Fremont Solstice Parade-This is the wild procession of naked people and floats in Fremont in Seattle, Washington. This parade was started in 1989 by Barbara Luecke and Peter Toms. Thousands of spectators gather to see the painted naked cyclists
Nude Men In Leopold Museum-The museum hosts an exhibition with more than 300 paintings, graphs focused on male nudity. Every year, more than 1 lakh visitors come to the exhibition.
Naked Sledding In Germany- Though 100s of people participate in this sporting event in Altenberg, Germany only 30 people in the team that win the 90 meter task will receive the 1,000GBP as the prize.
Naked Run In Roskilde Festival- In this run, the participants compete to get free tickets for the next year’s festival. The participants have to run 7 kilometers on the first day of the weeklong music festival
Burning Man In Northern Nevada- This is a week long event held in Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada. It was started in 1986 by Larry Harvey and his friends. They set fire to a nine foot wooden man on Baker beach.
European Festival Of Nude Photography- This is the largest French and European event dedicated to nude photographs. This festival was started a decade ago for exhibitions and workshops devoted to the human body.
Saidai-Ji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri- This is the most famous event in Japan. Men and boys in white loincloth called “fundoshi” run to reach the Saidai-ji Temple in Okayama. It is held on the 3rd Saturday in February. Every year, more than 9,000 men take part in this festival.
Naked Wedding- This is the latest craze in wedding, which has acquired the attention of people across the globe. In this type of wedding the couple is naked. This would ensure that they would not ever forget their wedding day.
Nude Rugby International- This is a celebration of New Zealand. This is a warm up event for the forthcoming rugby match between all backs and France.
Kumbh Mela In India- The event, held in every three years, attracts more than 100 million people. The nude sadhus smeared in ash move in a procession to take a bath in the river.