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A brief introduction to La Tomatina.

A brief introduction to La Tomatina.

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    • La Tomatina!
      The tomato-throwing festival
    • 1
      The basic info
    • Where? Buñol (Bunyol), Spain
      When?
      Who?
      3000 citizens + 20,000 visitors
    • 2
      How to play
    • Grab that ham!
      It is placed on the palojabón, or “grease pole”.
      Fire that cannon!
      Tomato fight!
      Clean up
      Firemen provide water for cleaning up
      … or you can wash up at a nearby river.
    • Tomato fight lasts for around an hour or two.
    • Then you clean up.
    • 3
      The tomatoes
    • They don’t really taste good.
    • And are grown only for throwing purposes.
    • Golden Rule:Squish the tomato before throwing.
    • 4
      Tips
    • Wear goggles.
      Wear unwanted clothes.
      Even if you are the media, just play!
      Don’t wear flip flops.
      Wear shoes with grips.
    • Have fun!
    • The end.Thank you!
    • References
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomatina
      http://www.tomatina.net/
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      http://media.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/images/aug09/tomatina_sm/tomatina08.jpg
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