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World Cup - Performers add a dash of colour to the opening ceremony  

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World Cup - A stilt dancer struts his stuff in Jamaica © Getty Images  

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World Cup - West Indians celebrate in typically exuberant style  

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World Cup - A fire-eater performs his party piece  

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World Cup - Traditional dancers paint a striking picture  

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World Cup - The West Indians embrace the moment  

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World Cup - Dancers enjoy the music at the Trelawny Stadium  

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World Cup - A drummer adds to the carnival atmosphere © Getty Images  

World Cup, The Duffys

World Cup, The Duffys - A member of Irish band The Duffys hogs the limelight  

Brian Lara

Brian Lara - The West Indies captain predicts a \"festival\" of cricket  

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