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London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2020

The Mayor balloon at London’s New Year’s Day Parade.
Couresy of Dan Kirkby, LNYDP
The Mayor balloon at London’s New Year’s Day Parade.

Airs Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at 8 a.m. on KPBS TV

London, consistently voted as one of the world’s most popular destinations, packed full of landmark buildings, world class tourist attractions, restaurants offering cuisine from around the globe and, for the past 33 years, The London’s New Year’s Day Parade is more fondly known by Londoners as LNYDP.

Running alongside the parade is the LNYDP concert series and the Grand Finale of the London International Choral Festival performed in internationally acclaimed music venues across the nation’s capital.

Garfield balloon at London’s New Year’s Day Parade.
Couresy of Dan Kirkby, LNYDP
Garfield balloon at London’s New Year’s Day Parade.

Destination Events, in partnership with BBC Radio London, London Live and Telenet Global Logistics have all come together to produce yet another truly wonderful series of indoor and outdoor performances, culminating in the spectacular London’s New Year’s Day Parade on Jan. 1, 2020 on Piccadilly.

An important part of LNYDP is fundraising for London charities.

Marching band with exploding confetti at London’s New Year’s Day Parade.
Couresy of Dan Kirkby, LNYDP
Marching band with exploding confetti at London’s New Year’s Day Parade.

LNYDP is on Facebook and Instagram. Follow @Lnydp on Twitter. #lnydp

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