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.


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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.


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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."


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The Fashion Show has the longest catwalk in the world.


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


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


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


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


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

[All Images Via Getty.]

[Jember Fashion Carnaval]