Battle of the Oranges
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Battle of the Oranges

Transcript

A battle is about to start in this northern Italian city.

And this is the ammunition. During the festival, hundreds of revellers pour into Ivrea to take part in the historic 'Battle of the Oranges'.

The tradition is said to date back to a 12th century uprising against a tyrant.

Some 500 tonnes of juicy fruit are shipped from Sicily for the occasion.

Vocabulary

ammunition: peluru

revellers: pengujung, orang yang ikut serta dalam festival atau pesta umum

uprising: pemberontakan melawan penguasa

tyrant: pemimpin yang kejam dan tidak adil

juicy: mengandung banyak carian