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10 of the world's weirdest festivals

By: Bryan Nelson on May 1, 2014, 9:56 a.m.
Naki sumo

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Naki Sumo

This might take the cake as the most bizarre cause for celebration in the world: Japan's Baby-Crying Sumo Contest. The "Naki Sumo" competition consists of two sumo wrestlers holding babies, trying to make their opponent's baby cry. Held at the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, the contest has been an annual event for at least 400 years. That's a lot of generations of crying babies!