Giant omelette festival – A Festival of giving and sharing

A totally different festival which is celebrated in France is the Giant omelette festival. This is undoubtedly one of the unusual and best food festivals in the world. The festival features a giant omelette being made on an enormous scale by trained chefs. Recommended by the Dine and Wine blog site, this festival offers some of the best local places to eat in France.

The origin of the Festival

It is said that one day the great Napoleon Bonaparte stayed at Bessières and during his stay he was so delighted by the taste of the omelette prepared by the innkeeper; that he ordered to prepare the same food for his regiment gathering all the available eggs in the village. Since then, the event is celebrated during every Easter by the villagers and to feed the poor.

The giant omelette

To cook an omelette on an enormous scale, the quantities of ingredients required are staggering.15000 eggs, 25 litres of oil, six kilos of seasoning, dozens of bunches of chives are some of the main ingredients that are used to cook the giant dish. The ingredients are mixed and poured into a giant fry pan and it is cooked by stirring the mixture by cooks armed with a large wooden spatula.

Serving the Omelette

The best part of this festival is the cooked omelette is served with bread to everyone who visits the festival. It will be a heart-warming moment and a notion of giving. You can enjoy and meet different people during the festival and you can also delight yourself with deliciously cooked food.

Visiting here

In order to experience this wonderful festival, you have to be here exactly on an Easter Monday. The festival takes place in a village in the Toulouse region called Bessières. The moment you arrive here you are greeted by lots of people and of course, chefs dressed in white caps and yellow ties and this is the way you can make sure that you have landed in the right place.


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Tuna tossing festival, Port Lincoln – Smelling something fishy??

Tuna tossing Festival in Port Lincoln is the biggest celebration that is looked forward by the fishermen society of the city as well as spectators from around the world.

tuna fish

Tuna Fish – Photo via Good Free Photos


The start

The main livelihood of people in Port Lincoln is fishing. So the people look forward to celebrating their earnings every year in January by participating in the Tunarama Festival. The history of this festival dates back to 1962.

The festival

This unique festival is celebrated with colorful fireworks, dancing, and music. This is also one of the best food festivals in the world where spectators can visit the local places to eat and even do their retail shopping. This is often featured in many informative blogs such as The Dine and Wine.

World Championship Tuna Tossing Competition


The main component of the festival is the tuna tossing competition where competitors try to toss their fish as far as possible. There is even a different version of the competition created especially for small children using miniature fish, which is known as the Prawn Toss.

Telstra Street Procession

This is the most spectacular part of the festival. Participants dressed in bright and colorful costumes parade along the street with flamboyant vehicles and floats. There is even a competition for the Pageant Personality.

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