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Daemon
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Räben-Chilbi

Every year on the second Saturday in November, the town of Richterswil, Switzerland, celebrates a holiday named Räben-Chilbi, the largest turnip festival in Europe. On this day, school classes and clubs prepare for the "Räbeliechtli" procession, for which displays made from carved turnips lit with candles make their way around town. Approximately 26 tons of turnips and 50,000 candles are used each year. In addition, a wide variety of music and entertainment is part of the celebrations. More...
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no just for turnips they party like aficionados
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Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014 11:48:09 PM

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This is the largest turnip festival in Europe? You mean it's not the only turnip festival in Europe?
26 tons of turnips are carved into displays made by school children & clubs? This is such a first world celebration.




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Blackadder - The Dream Turnip

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How boring is Switzerland ?

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NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Sunday, November 9, 2014 1:10:24 AM

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Classic Blackadder!
Wasn't that excerpt taken fom the episode with a turnip shaped like a 'thingy'?


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excaelis
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Nah. That was the one from the third series when Blackadder finally struck it rich, only to discover...

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