Jul 31, 2013
PIX: Add colour to life with world's messiest festivals
Take a look at some of the world's festivals that need you to let your hair down and simply have good time he Daecheon beach in Boryeong, South Korea, plays host to millions from around the world who seek a break from their daily routine and just want to have pure fun.
Muddy good fun
The Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, about 190 km southwest of Seoul, South Korea.
Getting down and dirty in South Korea
The festival aims to promote the use of mud for cosmetic skincare, and hey, mud wrestling is always fun too! Attracting about 2 to 3 million domestic and international visitors, the Boryeon Mud Festival at Daecheon beach is an annual event that aims to encourage the use of mud for cosmetic skincare and promote tourism in the region.
PHOTOS: Get down and dirty @ this mud fest
The purported benefits of a good soak in the mud are most likely not the reason most people head to this beach.
Boryeong Mud Festival attracts overseas tourists
The city of Boryeong, the host of the annual Boryeong Mud Festival, said Monday some foreign visitors were now booking their tickets and coming from overseas to participate in the event.