How a Medieval Italian Revolt Turned Into a Modern Day Food Fight


According to legend, women waged war against unsavory lords, sparking the tradition.

The following article, written by Catherine Edwards, appears on The Local.

Italy is home to many spectacular spring carnivals, from masks and extravagant costumes in Venice to political satire in Viareggio. But one of the most unusual festivals takes place in a small town in northwestern Italy, where thousands gather each February to wage war, with oranges.

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