Binche, Belguim

The Gilles of Binche parade during the carnival event in Binche February 21, 2012.The Binche carnival, which is now a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000249" title="UNESCO" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/unesco-ORGOV0000249.topic">UNESCO</a> World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest of such annual event in Belgium. Up to 1,000 Gilles parade in the city centre of Binche, wearing red, yellow and black medieval costumes hung with bells and decorated with fluffy lace at the neck, wrists and ankles.

( Reuters photo / February 21, 2012 )

The Gilles of Binche parade during the carnival event in Binche February 21, 2012.The Binche carnival, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest of such annual event in Belgium. Up to 1,000 Gilles parade in the city centre of Binche, wearing red, yellow and black medieval costumes hung with bells and decorated with fluffy lace at the neck, wrists and ankles.

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