Those crazy fools

Costa Blanca News (South Edition) - - Front Page -

The flour men – ‘Els en­far­i­nats’ – took over the town of Ibi last Fri­day dur­ing the tra­di­tional bat­tle in which the par­tic­i­pants high­light ab­surd as­pects of life on Spain’s April Fools’ Day (Día de los in­ocentes).

They or­gan­ise a ‘sym­bolic take-over’ of the town hall dur­ing which bat­tles with eggs and flour take place in an event that has been held since the mid­dle of the 19th cen­tury. The day was full of good hu­mour although sev­eral peo­ple had to be treated ‘as they had flour in their eyes’.

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