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New York celebrates West Indian day parade

PARTY: West Indian day parade

NEW YORK City celebrated its vast Caribbean community on Monday (Sep 5) with their annual West Indian day parade.

Held on American Labor Day (the first Monday in September) in Brooklyn, the event reportedly attracts between one and three million participators every year.

Check out some of the pictures from this year's colourful carnival.


PARADE: Revellers show off their costumes

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PREPARATION: Dancers get ready to perform

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SMILE: Paraders pose for cameras

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DANCE: Party in the street

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ART: Woman shows off face paint

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