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A Snoozefest, Literally, in Spain
Spaniards competed in a nine-day competition to plug the siesta, a quintessential Spanish custom endangered by the demands of modern life.
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The Spanish sleeping

The participants of the siesta contest win points for the first person to fall asleep.

(AP)

The Spanish sleeping

The participants of the siesta contest win points for being the loudest snorer.

(AP)

The Spanish sleeping

Points are also awarded for most original sleeping position.

(AP)

The Spanish sleeping

The participants also win points for best dressed.

The Spanish sleeping

Doctors are present at the competition to check if the contestants are really asleep.

(AP)

A Snoozefest, Literally, in Spain

Spaniards competed in a nine-day competition to plug the siesta, a quintessential Spanish custom endangered by the demands of modern life.

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