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Food fight: Festival in Spain holds a flour-and-egg battle

 

December 28, 2018



IBI, Spain (AP) — Every year since Roman times, it's been a pitched battle for control of the Spanish town of Ibi.

Friday's events included a chaotic fight using thousands of mostly rotten eggs and packages of flour, topped off by hundreds of wildly exploding fireworks.

This is the topsy-turvy world of the "Enharinados" (the "floured") where for one day a year the underdogs are in control of this town in the eastern region of Alicante.

Every Dec. 28, the citizens of Ibi are divided into two groups, the "Enharinados," — the "floured" — who try to take control for a day and the oppositi...



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