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    • People parade during the Tropical Carnival on July, 7 2019 in Paris.
    • Women during the Tropical Carnival on July, 7 2019 in Paris.
    • A musician during the Tropical Carnival on July, 7 2019 in Paris.
    • Women taking part in the Tropical Carnival on July, 7 2019 in Paris.
    • Men taking part in the Tropical Carnival on July, 7 2019 in Paris.
    • A woman during the Tropical Carnival in Paris on 7 July, 2019.
    • Participants of the Tropical Carnival in Paris.
    • A person taking part in the Tropical Carnival parade in Paris.
    • A man during the Tropical Carnival in Paris on 7 July, 2019.
    • A woman during the Tropical Carnival in Paris.
    • Female participants of the Tropical Carnival parade in Paris.
    • A woman during the Tropical Carnival in Paris.
    • Women taking part in the Tropical Carnival parade in Paris.
    • Women during the Tropical Carnival in Paris.
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    People parade during the Tropical Carnival on July, 7 2019 in Paris.

    Over 2,000 participants, as well as thirty musical bands, took part in the 18th Tropical Carnival in Paris on 7 July. This event, full of bright costumes, music and joy, attracted tens of thousands of spectators.

    According to Sortirparis.com web site, carnival participants and musicians from Guadeloupe, Martinique, Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna, the Carribean, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru danced their way from the Champs-Elysees rotary along the Avenue Georges V and back.

    After the parade, the participants performed on stage before the jury awarded the prizes, including Grand Prix du Carnaval Tropical.   

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