World is enriched with various festivals, cultures and rituals and every festival has its own history. And one of them is Spain’s La Tomatina Festival. It’s an amazing festival. And thanks to the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, every Indian knows about it now.
Well, guys it’s the same reason why so many Indians travel to Spain these days, just to take part in this festival. For your information guys the last Wednesday of August marks this popular annual festival, in which participants throw tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes at each other.
Yes, the festival is messy, and crazy. But that’s where the fun lies. Here are a few facts about the festival you must know guys:-
1. La Tomatina is the world’s largest food fight.
2. The tomato fight started as a street brawl. It all started way back in 1945, when a street fight broke out in
Bunol between the participants of the then celebrated La Tomatina.
3. La Tomatina is just not about the tomato fights. The week leading
up to this crazy tomato fight day witnesses massive parades, fireworks, and even massive paella cooking contests taking place in the Spanish town.