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In pictures: Caribbean Carnival brings colour and rhythm to Toronto

Thousands participated at the 47th annual Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival in Toronto on Saturday, August 2, 2014.

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Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival participants perform in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

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The three week festival culminated with its annual parade Saturday.

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The parade, commonly known as Caribana, drew thousands to the Exhibition Place and Lake Shore Boulevard.

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Revelers make their way down Lakeshore Blvd during the parade.

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The annual parade, now in its 47th year, showcases many elaborate and colourful costumes.

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The event typically bustles with colourful costumes, upbeat music and dancing in the streets.

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Thousands danced along Lakeshore Blvd. in costume.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford participates in the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival in Toronto.

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World Wide Carnival costume designer Matthew Veloza performs for judges.

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