Battle of the Oranges pits good versus evil on Italian piazza, March 5

5 Mar 2014

People dressed in medieval costumes bombarded each others with oranges during the Battle of the Oranges in the Italian city of Ivrea on Tuesday. Every year citizens celebrate their 12-century liberation against oppressors, with the oranges representing the tyrant’s head. In this gallery, an AFP photographer captures the experience of the battle in the piazza.