In pictures: The colour festival in Istanbul

Updated: 22 June, 2016 11:22 IST
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    Revellers gesture and dance as they participate in the color festival at Besiktas in Istanbul. Pics/AFP
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    A woman poses during a color festivalat Besiktas in Istanbul
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    The colour festival is an annual celebration in Besiktas, Istanbul
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    It's a Youth Festival, which first begins as a 'Colour Run'
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    The colour festival is attended by tens and thousands of young revellers each year
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    The colour festival in Besiktas, Istanbul is followed by a musical event
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    The musical event, which follows the colours festival features performances by popular artists
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    The celebrations end with a show of fireworks
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    A huge crowd of revellers making merry during the colour festival in Besiktas, Istanbul
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Revellers take to the streets to celebrate the colour festival at the Besiktas district in Istanbul. A look in pictures... All pics/AFP

First Published: 22 May, 2016 08:25 IST