Festive Italians fling fruit as part of a centuries-old tradition

People pelted one another with oranges on Sunday in the Italian city of Ivrea as part of a traditional celebration. The fruit-based battle is meant to recall an event that supposedly happened in the 12th century, when, according to legend, a miller's daughter cut off the head of an evil lord. "Our carnival is a family tradition, it's the tradition of our parents, it's something that is close to our hearts," said one resident.

View Full Article in:

Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Director, Workforce
Arlington, VA
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC
Manager, Human Resources
Florence, KY
Generalist - Human Resources
Marriott Hotels Resorts
Brooklyn, NY
Admissions - Assistant Director
The Art Institutes
Novi, MI