Date: 8 months ago   Category: Events

The festival of virgins has appeared under the threat of failure


The authorities of the French village of Salangxi, department of UAZ, have decided not to finance revival of a festival of virgins after a squall of negative responses. The The Local edition reports about it. It is considered that inhabitants of Salangxi organized the Fete de la Rosiere festival since 456 when the founder of a dynasty Merovingov ruled francs. On him chose the girl by age from 14 to 20 years who differed in irreproachable conduct, virtue, devotion and chastity. She headed the procession from 12 children going along streets of the village. Last time the festival was held in 1987. The president Bratstva of Saint Medard Nuayonsky Bertrand Tribout has suggested to revive him since 2019. An invention have supported local authorities which have allocated 1800 euros (about 140 thousand rubles) for the organization of a festival. News of it has caused impassioned reaction in Salangxi and beyond her limits. Under the petition urging to cancel Fete de la Rosiere about 40 thousand people were signed. The mayor of the village Hervé Deplanque claims that he has received a set of offensive e-mails from the people considering a festival reactionary and sexist. After that he has decided to refuse financing of an ancient holiday. Despite criticism, Tribout continues to fight for revival of a festival. He has assured that he won't insist on medical check of virginity at selection of participants, and has created own petition under which 600 people have subscribed. In 2017 it was reported that in the Japanese city of Nagaoka there has taken place the traditional Hodare festival during which women in wedding dresses go on streets by a huge wooden phallus. It is more than infernal and strange news in Tape of a Bottom Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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