Tomatina Fest in Vizag

For the first time in vizag Tomatina Festival was conducted on the eve of Holi on Friday. Nearly 3.000 kg of tomatoes were squashed in the fest yesterday.

The event was organised by Sri Durga Events at Beach Road, and have become a grand success by attracting a lot of crowd to the fest.

Nearly 900 participant’s right from school students to college-goers, and office-goers to businessmen took part in the Tomatina festival, which also included food and fun along with live music by two DJs from Bangalore.
Nearly a dozen farmers sold three tonnes of tomatoes for the Tomatina festival, where participants hurl tomatoes at each other. The tomatoes used in the festival are overripe ones which are unfit for consumption.

La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located in the East of Spain 30 kilometres (19 mi) from the Mediterranean, in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this tomato fight purely for entertainment purposes. 

Since 1945 it has been held on the last Wednesday of August, during the week of festivities of Buñol.

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