People covered in feathers in Marseille
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Marseille hit by feather blizzard as year of culture starts

Marseille launched its year as European Capital of Culture with a series of spectacular events across the city, including a blizzard of feathers in one of the city's main thoroughfares.

With a huge line-up of events and exhibitions planned, organisers hope the year will help to project a positive image of the city.

Tom Bayly reports.

  • 15 Jan 2013
  • From the section Europe
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