Tomatina Festival

 

This year Buñol, a small town in Valencia held the 69th edition of its world famous Tomatina festival.

The event kicked off at 11:00 with the traditional battle of tomatoes. By 17:00 the small town’s streets were covered in a total of 130,000 kilos of over-ripe tomatoes.

This year’s edition was the second time that participants had to pay to participate with tickets costing 10 euros.

Approximately 5,000 locals from the area gained access via invitation.

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