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La Tomatina!

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A brief introduction to La Tomatina.

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La Tomatina!

  1. 1. La Tomatina!<br />The tomato-throwing festival<br />
  2. 2. 1<br />The basic info<br />
  3. 3. Where? Buñol (Bunyol), Spain<br /> When? <br /> Who?<br />3000 citizens + 20,000 visitors<br />
  4. 4. 2<br />How to play<br />
  5. 5. Grab that ham!<br />It is placed on the palojabón, or “grease pole”.<br />Fire that cannon!<br />Tomato fight!<br />Clean up<br />Firemen provide water for cleaning up<br /> … or you can wash up at a nearby river.<br />
  6. 6. Tomato fight lasts for around an hour or two.<br />
  7. 7. Then you clean up.<br />
  8. 8. 3<br />The tomatoes<br />
  9. 9. They don’t really taste good.<br />
  10. 10. And are grown only for throwing purposes.<br />
  11. 11. Golden Rule:Squish the tomato before throwing.<br />
  12. 12. 4<br />Tips<br />
  13. 13. Wear goggles.<br />Wear unwanted clothes.<br />Even if you are the media, just play!<br />Don’t wear flip flops.<br />Wear shoes with grips.<br />
  14. 14. Have fun!<br />
  15. 15. The end.Thank you!<br />
  16. 16. References<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomatina<br />http://www.tomatina.net/<br />Page 1 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/grupoteatraladondevamos/5215961072/sizes/l/<br />Page 2 - http://travel.ninemsn.com.au/img/galleries/tomatina/tomatina-article.jpg<br />Page 3 - http://www.photofunny.net/efectos/grandes/2011EnglishCalendarAugust.jpg<br />http://media.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/images/aug09/tomatina_sm/tomatina08.jpg<br />Page 4 - http://www.worldhum.com/images/images2009/tomatina_smile_617.jpg<br />Page 5 - http://www.inforural.com/ficheros/image/fiestas/Valencia/Bu%C3%B1ol/La%20Tomatina%20de%20Bu%C3%B1ol/palo%20jab%C3%B3n%202.jpg<br />Page 6 - http://www.jansochor.com/photo-blog/tomatina-tomato-fighting.jpg<br />Page 7 - http://www.bugbitten.com/images/36455d3b4aa959a5a5799f2316c06660/La_Tomatina-67011/La_Tomatina-2608772.jpeg<br />Page 8 - http://www.factsden.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/La-Tomatina-festival-3.jpg<br />Page 9 - http://www.passionevents.eu/uploaded/images/70ade-238.jpg<br />Page 10 - http://www.2camels.com/images/festival-photos/la-tomatina-3.jpg<br />Page 11 - http://www.foundshit.com/tag/tomatina/<br />Page 12 - http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2541/3870582315_5acc2604c0.jpg<br />Page 14 - http://media.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/images/aug09/tomatina_sm/tomatina05.jpg<br />

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