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.

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


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


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


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


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


The Fashion Show has the longest catwalk in the world.


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


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


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


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


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

[All Images Via Getty.]

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