The bun tower fell and hurted more than 100 people 27 years ago on a Cheung Chau Bun Festival day of May 1978, that ended the annual tradition until this year.

How Cheung Chau Bun Festival in 1978 left 100 injured, and why it was banned for 27 years

The midnight event, which saw dozens of teenagers scrambling up 60-foot bamboo towers to pick buns, ended in tragedy after one of the towers collapsed, bringing a second one with it

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The bun tower fell and hurted more than 100 people 27 years ago on a Cheung Chau Bun Festival day of May 1978, that ended the annual tradition until this year.
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