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Milk, bread and honey festival in Jelgava

02.08.2011

On August 27, the city of Jelgava will celebrate its annual milk, bread and honey festival. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in many milk, bread and honey-related games, taste many products and witness new records. Previous years’ records include 25 meter-long honey bread and 600-kilogram rye-bread cake.

On August 27, the city of Jelgava will celebrate its annual milk, bread and honey festival. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in many milk, bread and honey-related games, taste many products and witness new records. Previous years’ records include 25 meter-long honey bread and 600-kilogram rye-bread cake.

New events are added to the festival’s program every year, however, several traditions remain unchanged, such as baking, milking and eating contests, world’s most delicious bread dessert record, straw sculptures and Winnie the Pooh sticks championship.

The festival will also feature a tetra pack regatta, in which ships made only from empty tetra packs will compete for the award of fastest, most spectacular and biggest ships.

To promote healthy lifestyle, no alcoholic beverages will be sold during the festival, thus proving that a joyful atmosphere does not necessarily require strong drinks.

http://www.jelgava.lv/for-visitors/greatest-events/

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