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Colombia's tomato fight festival

Jun 16 -- Residents of Sutamarchan in Colombia have taken part in their fifth annual tomato food fight, 'Tomatina'. (Video)

Colombia's tomato fight festival

The festival was created by locals when prices in the flower trade plummeted, leaving many of them bankrupt.

Moving into the tomato export business, they copied similar festivals in France and Spain to help promote their industry.
 
Watch the video here.
 
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