Zeemeerminnenparade : the Mermaid Parade 1

zeemeerminnenparade2013Every year since 2010, in the Dutch Scheveningen, a seaside town, a fishing village in the Hague district, inspired by the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, they celebrate the Zeemeerminnenparade, the Mermaid Parade.  

Celebrated by environmental groups , political parties and schools from primary to college the parade takes place on June 21 (Midsummer festival) and draws attention to clean seawater.

The Mermaid Parade celebrates the Summer Solstice and efforts to preserve clean seawater, each year the proceeds from the parade are given to charity.

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