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Shanghai Float Parade

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Added On September 13, 2017

To Shanghai, where a large float parade capped off the city's tourism festival on Sunday.
 
Lifestyles went along to see more.
 
The parade includes a total of 25 floats and 33 performing teams from home and abroad, illuminated with LED lights, singing and dancing.
 
This year's theme is "China's Road and Belt Initiative", so 15 Silk Road countries and regions joined the parade. 
 
Egypt, Israel and Croatia showcased their distinctive cultures for the first time.
 
There were even familiar faces from the nearby Shanghai Disney Resort. The Disney float featured the famous Enchanted Storybook Castle, and Mickey and Minnie waving on. 
 
The Shanghai Tourism Festival is the city's biggest tourism extravaganza.
 
It runs from September 9 to October 6 and features food, light, music, sports and art events.