Notting Hill Carnival

 

Notting Hill is a district in North-west London. It is the place of the annual Notting Hill Carnival. It is Europe’s biggest street party and the second biggest carnival in the world.

It began in the ’60s when only a few hundred people came. It grew bigger every year and two million people came this year. The weather was nice and everybody had a good time.

There were also 9,000 police officers who kept the people safe. One policewoman explained that they were trying a face recognition technology there. It would identify people who should not be at the carnival.

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Oktoberfest

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Oktoberfest is a festival from the south of Germany, in Bavaria. Although it is called Oktoberfest, it usually starts in September but ends in October. The festival started in 1810 when the citizens of Munich (a city in Bavaria) were invited to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese. The festival was a huge success and has been celebrated every year since then.

Nowadays, people drink beer and eat snacks in big halls. Some local people wear the traditional Bavarian clothes when they celebrate Oktoberfest.

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