Fun Festivals – Wife Carrying Championships

    Ronkainen, a legendary Finnish robber of the 1700s, had would-be gang members carry a heavy woman over an obstacle course to prove their strength. The annual wife-carrying championships in Sonkajaarvi, Finland derive from […]

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Fun Festivals – Cell Phone Tossing

Anja Heino practices tossing cell phones Be sure to make your way to Savonlinna, Finland during mid August* for its prestigious Cell Phone Throwing Championship. The traditional part has participants throwing the cell phones over […]

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