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The Gilles of Binche parade in the early morning of the carnival event in Binche, Belgium on March 8. The Binche carnival, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage event, is the biggest and the liveliest 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.