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Thousands attend ‘La Tomatina’ tomato fight festival in Bunol

Europe, Spain
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Ruptly is live from the Valencian town of Bunol on Wednesday, August 28 where “La Tomatina” – Spain’s most famous annual food fight event – takes place.

Thousands of people are expected to take part in this year’s fight where they will be able to throw up to 150 tons of overripe tomatoes at each other during the one-hour battle.

The tradition started in 1945, after a group of local youths brawled in the street during a folk festival, seizing tomatoes from a greengrocer's stall and throwing them at one another.

Date of startAugust 28, 2019
Time of start09:00
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Ruptly is live from the Valencian town of Bunol on Wednesday, August 28 where “La Tomatina” – Spain’s most famous annual food fight event – takes place. Thousands of people are expected to take part in this year’s fight where they will be able to throw up to 150 tons of overripe tomatoes at each other during the one-hour battle. The tradition started in 1945, after a group of local youths brawled in the street during a folk festival, seizing tomatoes from a greengrocer's stall and throwing them at one another.

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