In Spain they throw tomatoes, in Italy its oranges!

You may have heard of La Tomatina, the famous Spanish tomato fight in August, but during the ancient Italian Carnival of Ivrea, in Piedmont, they throw oranges!

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Picture: Oranges by occhiobliquo, on Flickr

Its definitely a fruity weekend! 

What with the Lemon Festival in Menton and the Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea things could get very sticky indeed.

Photo: Carnevale Ivrea 2009 by kobayashi /paolobaldini, on Flickr

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