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The Herring Festival, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, which is held every year in November and lasts for two days.<br />
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It attracts crowds of people, including visitors and locals alike, who gather to eat barbecued herring, and toast the arrival of the first bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau.<br />
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The festival is a major attraction and also acts as a celebration of the fishing industry that includes a variety of music, including local people singing French folk songs in traditional dress.