AEST 00:00, Mon Jul 16 2012
Festival-goers got down and dirty during the 15th Annual Boryeong Mud Festival.
Hundreds of thousands got together to wrestle, play and slide all in the name of mud.
The festival took place at at Daecheon Beach in Boryeong, South Korea.
The mud, which is believed to have beneficial effects on the skin due to its mineral content, is sourced from mud flats near Boryeong and transported to the beach by truck.
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It attracted controversy in 2009 when school kids developed skin rashes from the mud.