Food Holidays in 6 countries

Food Holidays in 6 countries

Whichever day on the calendar today would be this day will not pass without a celebration of food. Just like any holiday. It turns out that around the world there are food festivals. It is celebrated in every country in different ways, and on this day the attention is sometimes paid to only one type of product or dish. Basically, these days differ with tumultuous celebrations, festivals and fairs, where you can try a variety of dishes and mouthwatering viands.

Food Holidays in 6 countries

Italy can safely be awarded the first place on holidays of food

These holidays do not last less than three days, and the center of this day can be any corner of Italy. But in each town or village a certain dish is celebrated. The southern part of the country is responsible for holding the event in honor of the pizza ‘Margarita’; Parma is for ham and parmesan cheese, Liguria is for trout, snails, mushrooms; the village of San Quirico is for pancakes baked of chestnut flour. These activities are mainly carried out for free, but if you wish, you can make voluntary contributions. Also in Perugia on the 16th of October there is chocolate festival, which attracts fans from around the world.

Of course, the United States keep up with Italy

For example on the fourth of January Pasta day is celebrated; the fourth of March is the day of pancakes, and the sixth is the day of the frozen products. A holiday of oatmeal begins on the second Friday in April. The list goes on for a long time, because the Americans celebrate some delicious day every month.


The 14th of February is significant for Frenchmen from Menton not only because of the Day of lovers, but also because of Lemon holiday. It takes about fourteen days. During this period, Menton is decorated with various statues, made of oranges, lemons and grapefruits. There is a tasting of citrus. Also in France the day of chocolate is celebrated, namely on July 11th. You cannot forget about the holiday Feria du Riz, which takes place on the 11th-13th of September in Arles. It is dedicated to the paella and rice. And on the third Thursday of November the feast of wine products from young grapes is held.

But we should not forget about Spain

In the last seven days of August people from all over the world gather on the tomato festival in the town of Buñol. Pledge of this holiday is Battle of tomatoes and a good mood, and in November in Baena is a holiday of olive oil and olives.


Germans excelled with their beer festival, which lasts sixteen days and is celebrated in the autumn. During this celebration a huge amount of beer is consumed, all is accompanied by noisy festivities, concerts and competitions.


As for Russia, the most common food festivals are Easter and Carnival.
Basically every holiday of meal, no matter in what part of the world it is celebrated is accompanied by culinary delights, fun, performed free of charge, and the name of the celebration speaks for itself.

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