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5,000 parade through Vevey for Fêtes des Vignerons

National News // By Tay Kinnear // July 19, 2019

The spectacular Fêtes des Vignerons kicked off last night with a procession of over 5,000 people through the streets of Vevey.

Katt Cullen 5,000 parade through Vevey for Fêtes des Vignerons

The marchers were joined by cows and goats.

At the end of the march, the best wine growers in the region were crowned.

The first performance of the show was held in front of 20,000 people. 6,000 took part.

Police say five people were arrested for unauthorized use of drones over the stadium. Their equipment was confiscated.

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