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La Tomatina – The Biggest Food Fight Festival

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La Tomatina – The Biggest Food Fight in the World

Every year on the last Wednesday of August the city of Bunol in Valencia Spain get crowded with tens of thousands of people from all around the world coming to  participate  in “La Tomatina” – the famous “Tomato Food Fight” Festival. This tradition date back since 1945, but no one really knows the exact origin…

At 11:00am the Chaos begins and tomatoes start flying in the air all around.

The week-long festival also includes other events like music shows, parades, dancing and fireworks, most of them with Free Entry.

Please note that since 2013 the town hall of Bunol limit the number of participates in the tomato food fight to 20,000 and  also added 10€ tickets tax. so make sure you have tickets ready in advance…,

“La Tomatina” website with many pictures and videos: http://www.latomatina.org/

In the meanwhile you can  train for “La Tomatina” in this funny web game: http://latomatina.info/tomatinatraining/

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Guy Perl

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Photo Credit: By Graham McLellan from London, UK (00690016) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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