Man’s pride, neighbour’s envy: Moustache Championship in NY

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National Beard and Moustache Championships is a New York festival, held this year on November 7, to find the world’s greatest facial hair and honour it. (REUTERS)

National Beard and Moustache Championships is a New York festival, held this year on November 7, to find the world’s greatest facial hair and honour it. (REUTERS)

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Contestants pose together for a selfie as they gather to promote the National Beard and Moustache Championships in New York, November 6, 2015. (REUTERS)

Contestants pose together for a selfie as they gather to promote the National Beard and Moustache Championships in New York, November 6, 2015. (REUTERS)

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This year, the Fire Department of the City of New York is the official beneficiary of the event, in celebration of its 150th anniversary. (REUTERS)

This year, the Fire Department of the City of New York is the official beneficiary of the event, in celebration of its 150th anniversary. (REUTERS)

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The participants are mostly from America, but beardsmen from all over the world are invited to compete. It is open to public. (REUTERS)

The participants are mostly from America, but beardsmen from all over the world are invited to compete. It is open to public. (REUTERS)

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A panel of judges chooses the winners in 18 categories that range from the delicate Dali Moustache to the Full Beard Freestyle. (REUTERS)

A panel of judges chooses the winners in 18 categories that range from the delicate Dali Moustache to the Full Beard Freestyle. (REUTERS)

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