November 18, 2019

UK: Notting Hill Carnival revellers strut their stuff in elaborate Caribbean costumes

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From Deccan Chronicle

The carnival has been held every year since 1966 and one of the largest festival celebrations of its kind in .

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Performers in costume take part in the carnival on the main Parade day of the in west London on August 27, 2018. The carnival has been held every year since 1966. (Photo: AFP)

The Portobello Road is crowded with carnival-goers on the main Parade day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 27, 2018. Over a million people attend the two-day event, which is a celebration of heritage. (Photo: AFP)

Performers in costume take part in the carnival on the main Parade day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 27, 2018. Street vendors serve up foods like goat stew, jerk chicken and callaloo. (Photo: AFP)

Carnival performers in costume pose for a photograph ahead of their appearance on the main Parade day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 27, 2018.The festival includes lots of dancing to zouk, reggae, meringue, calypso and rumba music. (Photo: AFP)

A band practices ahead of the parade during the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Members of the British West Indian community lead the carnival. (Photo: AP)

People dance, during the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. It is one of the world’s largest street festivals. (Photo: AP)

Costumed revellers take a drink during the parade during the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Millions hit the streets of west London’s Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. (Photo: AP)

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