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!

Resources: telegraph.co.uk, pillowfightday.com

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241 Comments
  • H..NTuesday, May 27, 2014 at 4:42 pm
    that is so so AMSOME! !
    • cara is coolTuesday, May 27, 2014 at 3:32 pm
      i want to pop them
      • bluetooth
        bluetoothThursday, January 22, 2015 at 2:25 pm
        What does that mean?
      • BOB Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11:35 am
        this seems pretty cool i guess
        • RedHartsFriday, May 23, 2014 at 6:29 pm
          my cousin was there!
          • bluetooth
            bluetoothThursday, January 22, 2015 at 2:25 pm
            Did he get to participate?
          • LadyGagaFriday, May 23, 2014 at 6:29 pm
            want to be there!
            • pipermc11
              pipermc11Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1:26 pm
              wow! That's a lot of pillow fluff!
              • jk Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:46 am
                this look awesome
                • janessa
                  janessaWednesday, May 7, 2014 at 8:15 am
                  how do u even burst a pillow if u can show me how please
                  • lovekaty316
                    lovekaty316Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11:04 am
                    how do u even burst a pillow if u can show me how please
                    • ?Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 2:42 pm
                      awesome