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In pictures: Edinburgh Cavalcade

Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade

Performers gathered for the annual Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade on its 30th birthday

Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade

Crowds of more than 170,000 locals and visitors were said to have watched the parade take place

Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade

A varied mixture of colours, performers, dances and songs were on show at the event

Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade

More than 3,000 people marched through the streets of Scotland's capital city on Sunday afternoon

Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade

Performers completed the route through the centre of the capital in just over two hours

Edinburgh Festival Cavalcade

The completion of the Cavalcade means Edinburgh's festival season is now officially open




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