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02/01 00:40 CET

Philadelphia:The Mummers parade

Philadelphia:The Mummers parade

Sequins, feathers and outlandish costumes were the order of the day in Philadelphia as the city celebrated the New Year with the traditional Mummers Parade. The tradition of Mummery dates to 1694 and can be traced to early Swedish settlers. Over the centuries, Irish, Italian…