Thousands of people in #Ivrea in #NorthernItaly began the #BattleofOranges, an annual carnival commemorating a revolution that led to the ouster of an #Italian baron.
It's a food fight of epic proportions as Ivrea, Italy holds its annual #BattleofOranges
Ivrea's orange festival is well-known to the locals, but not so much to the rest of the world.
It is #Carnevale in #Italia and the Battle of the Oranges is on in Ivrea, Italy.
Members of opposing teams hurl the fruit at each other to commemorate the people's rebellion against tyrannical lords who ruled the town in the Middle Ages 🍊🍊🍊