A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

The Jember Fashion Carnival in Indonesia is a celebration of culture, fashion, and this year's theme: unity. Let's take a photo trip to the Carnival together, to experience some of the beautiful costumes on display.

A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Over 400 people participated in the event, wearing elaborate costumes such as this.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Young people in Indonesia are given design training in order to participate, making the carnival an educational experience as well as a cultural celebration.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Over 150,000 people have lined the streets to view the stunning parade in action.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

The contestants are not professional models or designers, but young people given the opportunity to learn to express themselves via fashion and choreography.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Competitions are held to award participants in such categories as "Best Costume" and "Best Dancer."


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

The Fashion Show has the longest catwalk in the world.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

The Carnival focuses on the "4-Es: Education, Entertainment, Exhibition, and Economic Benefit.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

People from all over the world come to see the carnival.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

The theme for this year's carnival is "Unity"; past themes included "Save Our World."


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Other training sessions include Fashion Runway, Fashion Dance, Dance, Singing, Fashion Trend, Make-Up & Hair Style, Accessories, Presenter/Broadcasting Skills, Majorette, & Event Organizer.


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Get your 5-A-Day, the fashionable way!


A Trip To The Jember Fashion Carnival

Next year, let's all go see this in person, yeah?

[All Images Via Getty.]

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