Thousands gather at the Louvre Museum's courtyard.
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Thousands gather for flashmob picnic outside the Louvre

14 June 2013 Last updated at 17:52 BST

Thousands of diners gathered in the courtyard of the Louvre Museum in Paris for a flashmob picnic.

The White Dinner is an invitation-only event where the attendants are requested to dress in white.

The location of the annually held charity event was kept secret until the last minute.

Roopa Suchak reports.