Video of the Week - Feathers Fly High On International Pillow Fight Day!


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If you have ever been in a pillow fight with friends, you know how much fun it is. Now imagine one with hundreds of people, most of whom you don't even know! That's exactly what happens annually, on International Pillow Fight Day!

This year, the feather explosion that took place worldwide on Saturday, April 5th, 2014, was one of the biggest, since the event began, six years ago. Throngs of people from San Francisco to Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi to Brisbane, showed up in full force at their respective city's designated area, to stage a friendly, old-fashioned pillow fight!

The crazy event that is open to people of all ages, was first thought of by two fun-loving Toronto-based artists - Kevin Bracken and Lori Kufner. Since 2005, the duo along with a loosely organized group called Urban Playground Movement, have been organizing events that cost absolutely nothing. Over the years, they have encouraged people all over the world to have fun by playing 'capture the flag' on city streets, stage 'bubble bath' battles and even, start impromptu parties inside subways trains!


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  • lovelymarissa
    lovelymarissaover 3 years
    I never been in a pillow fight before. : ( I guess I should try the "pillow fight". If you been in one it should be really good. Tell me if I will like it or not. : )
    • FUNGIalmost 6 years
      • gymnast_star
        gymnast_starover 7 years
        • 473almost 8 years
          • pillows!over 8 years
            I love to shove it
            • bluetooth
              bluetoothover 8 years
              Pillow fight!!!
              • mealmost 9 years
                WHY HAVE I NOT HEARD OF THIS HOLIDAY BEFORE, WORLD?!?!?!?this is EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111
                • smartbrain20
                  smartbrain20about 9 years
                  OMP oh my pickalow
                  • trolololooabout 9 years
                    Oh my gosh!!
                    • Talor Swift over 9 years
                      pillow fights are so inmicher