(via My Wedding Favors Blog)
Every year for the past 100 years, Hungarians in the city of Roma would bury a double bass to signal the end of the wedding season and also would confess their sins that were committed against the instrument. Then they followed up with an all night party. A strange custom to be sure, but a custom nonetheless. Well 2008 saw that custom nixed from Hungary’s event calender. The bureaucrats in Hungary basically forgot to put it on the list of festivals that has been held every year on the first Thursday of every February.
It sounds like the removal of this festival from the 2008 calendar of events was an oversight, so I wonder if it will be back in 2009? If so, I’d sure love to get some video of this event.