February festivals: Italy’s ‘Battle of the Oranges’
20 January 2014Add to My Folder
Teach your children about an Italian orange-throwing festival and conduct a simple science experiment.
Image from Alessioans/Wikimedia Commons
Very similar to Valencia’s famous La Tomatina festival, this popular three-day event is all about pelting each other with fruit. Here, nine teams, known as ‘revolutionaries’, pound each other with 400,000kg of oranges, with 3500 people in total taking part.
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