Belfast Telegraph

Organisers celebrate biggest ever Feile after Belfast street parade

Feile an Phobail organisers celebrated their biggest ever festival on its 30th anniversary.

Saturday saw the annual parade through west Belfast ahead of the closing Olly Murs concert.

Around 4,000 people dressed in a multitude of colours paraded through the streets to the Falls Park for a party.

"What a day today in west Belfast," organisers said in a Facebook post.

"Happy faces, community spirit at its absolute best, an amazing reflection of the fantastic place that is west Belfast. Thank you to everyone who took part, everyone who came out to watch and everyone who helped organise today’s parade. Be proud."

Since the festival opened at the beginning of the month there have been over 350 events including debates and discussions, art exhibitions, literary events, sporting events, live music, theatre, family events and three outdoor 10,000 capacity concerts.

"Now for Olly Murs tonight in the Falls Park. The biggest Feile ever!!!" the organisers added.

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