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Funny "Gillle" dress at Binche Carnival in Belgium

2011-03-09 02:13:50 GMT2011-03-09 10:13:50(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People dressed up as "Gille" hold binds of branches on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebration, in Binche, some 60 km south to Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 8, 2011. Gille is the symbolic figure of Binche Carnival. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)

A man dressed up as "Gille" with a feather cap participates in Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebration, in Binche, some 60 km south to Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 8, 2011. Gille is the symbolic figure of Binche Carnival. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)

People dressed up as "Gille" with feather caps participate in Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebration, in Binche, some 60 km south to Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 8, 2011. Gille is the symbolic figure of Binche Carnival. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)

People dressed up as "Gille" participate in Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebration, in Binche, some 60 km south to Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 8, 2011. Gille is the symbolic figure of Binche Carnival. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)

People dressed up as "Gille" with wax masks participate in Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebration, in Binche, some 60 km south to Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 8, 2011. Gille is the symbolic figure of Binche Carnival. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)

People dressed up as "Gille" hold binds of branches on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) celebration, in Binche, some 60 km south to Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 8, 2011. Gille is the symbolic figure of Binche Carnival.

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