- Title: Pillow fighters battle it out in Hong Kong
- Date: 1st April 2017
- Summary: HONG KONG, CHINA (APRIL 1, 2017) (REUTERS) COUNTDOWN TO PILLOW FIGHT PEOPLE HITTING OTHER PEOPLE WITH PILLOWS VARIOUS OF CHILD DRESSED AS NINJA HITTING PEOPLE WITH PILLOW VARIOUS OF ORGANISER TOM GRUNDY BEING MOBBED BY PILLOWS (SOUNDBITE) (English) HONG KONG PILLOW FIGHT ORGANISER, TOM GRUNDY, SAYING: "It's a chance to let off some steam, so we have this big feathery frenzy in Hong Kong, post election Hong Kong and just beat each other senseless with soft objects." VARIOUS OF PERSON DRESSED AS CARTOON CHARACTER MINION BEING HIT BY PILLOWS PILLOW FLUFF ON FLOOR CHILDREN HITTING PERSON WITH PILLOW (SOUNDBITE) (English) PILLOW FIGHT PARTICIPANT, BENJAMIN TAN, SAYING: "It's just something abnormal I guess, something that's not normal that you can do in other 364 days, so it's just one day so we just come to have fun." PILLOW FIGHT UNDERWAY VARIOUS OF PERSON DRESSED AS CARTOON CHARACTER PIKACHU BEING HIT BY PILLOWS (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) PILLOW FIGHT PARTICIPANT, MANDY SHEN, SAYING: "It's a lot of fun, being with people from different backgrounds and hitting each other with pillows, it's quite fun." PEOPLE THROWING PILLOWS INTO AIR
- Embargoed: 15th April 2017 06:39
- Keywords: Hong Kong China pillow fight
- Location: HONG KONG, CHINA
- City: HONG KONG, CHINA
- Country: China
- Topics: Arts/Culture/Entertainment
- Reuters ID: LVA0016AKH6QH
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Dozens of people dressed in costumes and armed with pillows gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday (April 1) to battle for the 7th International Pillow Fight day.
While some were dressed in pajamas, others chose to dress up as cartoon characters to engage in the frenzy of fluff and feathers.
Organiser of Hong Kong's International Pillow Fight Day, Tom Grundy said it was a good way to let off some steam and get the community together.
International Pillow Fight Day is an annual event held in cities around the world organised by The Urban Playground Movement.
- Copyright Holder: REUTERS
- Copyright Notice: (c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2017. Open For Restrictions - http://about.reuters.com/fulllegal.asp
- Usage Terms/Restrictions: None