Dinner in white: When thousands attended whimsical Paris pop-up party

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More than 13,000 people turned out in Paris for the 27th edition of 'Diner en blanc' (Dinner in white). (Twitter photos)

More than 13,000 people turned out in Paris for the 27th edition of 'Diner en blanc' (Dinner in white). (Twitter photos)

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Diner en blanc is a pop-up picnic where attendees dress to the nines entirely in white.

Diner en blanc is a pop-up picnic where attendees dress to the nines entirely in white.

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The diners were armed with white tables and chairs, and packed out public areas of the Tuileries Garden and the Palais Royal.

The diners were armed with white tables and chairs, and packed out public areas of the Tuileries Garden and the Palais Royal.

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The tradition dates back to an event 26 years ago in Paris at which organisers invited guests to all wear white so they could be easily spotted in a park.

The tradition dates back to an event 26 years ago in Paris at which organisers invited guests to all wear white so they could be easily spotted in a park.

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Diner en blanc's website describes itself as "thousands of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest etiquette".

Diner en blanc's website describes itself as "thousands of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest etiquette".

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Attendees undertake to return the area they eat in to its original state, even collecting their own trash and carting it off.

Attendees undertake to return the area they eat in to its original state, even collecting their own trash and carting it off.

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