Joburg furniture throwing competes for weirdest New Year’s custom in poll

2013-12-28 11:49

The New Year’s custom in Joburg of throwing furniture out of windows of tall buildings has been voted one of the strangest customs worldwide to bid farewell to the old year and ring in the new.

A Romanian custom of trying to hear animals talking, and failing to do so bringing good luck, came second followed by an Irish practice of banging bread on the wall to scare away evil spirits. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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