August festivals: Spain’s tomato-throwing festival

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By Karen Hart

Find out about a wild Spanish festival and create beautiful fruit and vegetable prints.

Tomato throwing

Photo from flydime / Wikimedia Commons

It’s said that the annual La Tomatina Festival, which dates back to 1945, may have started life as an anti-Franco protest, but, it’s also said it could have simply started as a food fight between friends!

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