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Six thousand musicians gather for Bolivia's annual band festival

24 February 2014 Last updated at 03:58 GMT

About 6,000 musicians representing 65 bands have gathered for Bolivia's annual band festival.

The musicians dressed in red, yellow and green were joined by dance troupes and vocalists from some of the country's most famous folklore groups.

The festival is part of the run-up to the Oruro Carnival, Bolivia's largest annual celebration.

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