Dove si fa la guerra delle arance?

Dove si fa la guerra delle arance?

Dove si fa la guerra delle arance?

Ivrea2019, 2018, 2017, ... Battaglia delle arance/Luoghi degli eventi Il Carnevale di Ivrea, ufficialmente lo Storico Carnevale di Ivrea, si svolge nell'omonima città canavesana; è famoso soprattutto per la "Battaglia delle arance" (si tratta normalmente di arance non adatte al consumo alimentare).

Cosa rappresenta la battaglia delle arance?

È l'elemento più spettacolare del Carnevale, quello che meglio rappresenta la rivolta del popolo (gli aranceri a piedi) contro le armate del tiranno (gli aranceri sui carri).

What is the Carnevale di Ivrea?

  • At the Carnevale di Ivrea, however, the battle isn’t waged with guns and swords—oranges are the weapon of choice. Every year, the tiny northern city of Ivrea in the Turin province stockpiles 500,000 kilograms of fresh oranges for Battaglia delle Arance (Battle of the Oranges), a re-creation of a historic fight between townsfolk and a ruling tyrant.

How do the townspeople of Ivrea feel about the Battle?

  • Although the battle is more than a little messy and even violent on occasion, the townspeople of Ivrea consider it a birthright and an important part of their culture. They find the battle liberating and joyous, and consider their aggression a way to reaffirm the vigor with which they once resisted oppression.

Where to eat in Ivrea during the carnival?

  • The delicacy of beans and cured pork is best washed down with red wine and is often available for free in certain parts of Ivrea during the carnival. Tastings start at around 9am on the first Sunday and can be found around town; try Bellavista in Viale Kennedy 1, San Giovanni in Piazza Boves and Torre Balfredo in Borghetto 2.

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