LIFESTYLE

Attack of the killer turnips! Pictures from a little-known Spanish festival
Every January in the small town of Piornal in southwestern Spain, people throw turnips at a masked figure called "Jarramplas" as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum.
http://www.foxnews.com/">Fox News
http://www.foxnews.com/

spain_turnip_throwing__1_

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__10_

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__2_

Armando Vicente, 30, third left, wearing his Jarramplas costume stands surrounded by relatives and friends outside a church during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__3_

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__8_

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum, during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__9_

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__6_

A Jarramplas mask lies on the ground before the start of the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__7_

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__4_

A man holds turnips as he waits with others for the Jarramplas to make his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

spain_turnip_throwing__5_

Armando Vicente, 30, right, is helped to put on his Jarramplas costume before he makes his way through the streets beating a drum during the Jarramplas festival in Piornal, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Hundreds of people are running through the streets of a tiny town in southwestern Spain, chasing a fancy-dressed, beast-like figure and pelting it with turnips. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Attack of the killer turnips! Pictures from a little-known Spanish festival

Every January in the small town of Piornal in southwestern Spain, people throw turnips at a masked figure called "Jarramplas" as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum.

More From Our Sponsors