Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

A attack each other with oranges during the 'battaglia delle arance', or orange fight, a famous medieval battle scene in Ivrea. The battle, which every year turns the small town into a mass of fruit-flinging madness, commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night.

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

Orange Fight Festival In Italy: It commemorates a local revolt when a medieval count tried to exercise his right to sleep with a newly wedded girl on her wedding night

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