Traditional 'Battle of the Oranges' rages in Ivrea, Italy

March 5, 2014

ITALY, Ivrea : Members of orange battle teams throw oranges at each other during the traditional "battle of the oranges" held during the carnival in Ivrea, near Turin. During the event which marks the people's rebellion against tyrannical lords who ruled the town in the Middle Ages, revellers parading on floats represent guards of the tyrant, while those on foot the townsfolk.