Parade Floats Adorned with Thousands of Dahlia Flowers at Corso Zundert 2014

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Tiggelaar with Atlas 2.0 (10th place) / Photo by Malou Evers

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Photo © Omroep Brabant

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Klein-Zundertse Heikant with Horsepower (1st place) / Photo by Werner Pellis

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Klein-Zundertse Heikant with Horsepower (1st place) / Photo by Malou Evers

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Molenstraat with 737 (13th place) / Photo by Malou Evers

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Photo © Omroep Brabant

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Poteind with Proud (11th place) / Photo by Werner Pellis

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Photo © Omroep Brabant

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Photo © Omroep Brabant

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Photo © Omroep Brabant

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Photo © Omroep Brabant

Yes, it’s that time of year again for the world’s largest flower parade, Corso Zundert in the Netherlands! Located in the small town of Zundert at the Belgian border, the annual parade features 20 giant floats created by various districts within the city. To encourage a wide breadth of creativity the parade never has a theme, leaving teams free to design whatever they want as long as the floats fit the within 20 x 10 meters and are completely adorned with dahlia flowers. This year the parade saw everything from a deconstructed 737 airliner to a guitar-playing cephalopod, with the first place prize awarded to the brawny flexing horse float, Horsepower. If you want to explore a bit more, there are more photos of the 2014 event courtesy Omroep Brabant, and you can also see our Corso Zundert coverage in 2013 and beyond.

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