A festival known as fruitcorso is held in Netherlands. Fruitcorso is held every year in September on the 2nd Saturday of the year. Tiel is one of the oldest towns in Netherlands. There is an area in it known as Betuwe area. Here the festival of fruitcorso is held.
What Is Fruitcorso?
It is a festival which is celebrated to encourage the harvest of fruits produced in Brtuwe area. The name of the festival means “fruit parade”. In this festival different cars are decorated with various fruits and then the parade of cars is organized. Apart from fruits, vegetables and seeds are also used to create different beautiful floats.
The festival starts on 11th of September and goes on till 13th of September. It is one of the most wonderful and colorful events of Netherland. It attracts the attention of almost 10,000 visitors and therefore, is one of the biggest events of Netherland.
The godfathers of this festival are Bernhard Bruggeman and Joop Van Hesteren. It was firstly organized in 1961 and 9 villages attended. After that it became a matter of honor for the all villages to make a float.