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Feathers fly during International Pillow Fight Day

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Pillow Fight Day in the Netherlands. Photo: NBC Pillow Fight Day in the Netherlands. Photo: NBC
KHQ.com - People around the world brought pillows to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day Saturday.


In Bucharest, people watched a pillow duel on stage before feathers flew in their own pillow battle. In the Netherlands, hundreds of people gathered in the central square in the Dutch city of Utrecht for a pillow brawl.


Other pillow fight events were scheduled in the U.S., including in Chicago and New York, and around the world in cities in Canada, China and and Germany. 


International Pillow Fight Day is part of the urban playground movement, where groups organize free, fun all ages events like giant pillow fights all over the world with the goal of making "these unique happenings in public space become a significant part of popular culture, partially replacing passive, non-social consumption experiences like watching television," according to the International Pillow Fight Day website.


There was no event scheduled for Spokane, but a Seattle pillow fight was scheduled to take place at Cal Anderson Park.

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