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02/12/2013

PHOTOS: Binche carnival in Belgium

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Noah Drugmand, a 4-year-old boy, is dressed by his aunt before taking part in the parade of Young Gilles of Binche during the carnival event in Binche Feb. 12. The Binche carnival, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest annual event in Belgium. Up to 1,000 Gilles parade in the city centre of Binche, wearing a red, yellow and black medieval costume hung with bells and decorated with fluffy lace at the neck, wrists and ankles. (Francois Lenoir/Reuters) 

 

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Noah Drugmand takes part in the parade of Young Gilles of Binche during the carnival event in Binche. (Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

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