La Tomatina

The tomato fight has been a strong tradition in Buñol since 1944 or 1945.

Possible theories on how the Tomatina began include a local food fight among friends, a juvenile class war, a volley of tomatoes from bystanders at a carnival parade, a practical joke on a bad musician, the anarchic aftermath of an accidental lorry spillage.

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Calcio Storico

Calcio (kick) Fiorentino also known as Calcio in Costume or Calcio Storico is a game that has no rules.  Two teams with 27 players each play the match.

There is a goal that is about one meter high and wide at the opposite ends and a red and white ball to play with. The team with greater number of points or ‘cacce’ at the finish of the game is the winner.
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