German city celebrates Easter with egg-throwing competition

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HORHAUSEN, Germany While many Germans spent Easter Sunday intent in a fun-filled hunts for chocolate eggs, residents of a western city of Horhausen upheld their time throwing genuine eggs in a tradition that goes behind several decades.

Local people braved a sleet to mount in a margin lobbing a brightly embellished eggs as distant as probable – but violation them – to try to win a renouned annual competition.


Each competitor was usually authorised to chuck one egg. Those that remained total on impact were collected and handed out to participants, while a ones that pennyless were left for a birds to feast on.

(Reporting by Reuters Television; Writing by Michelle Martin; Editing by Andrew Bolton)

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