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A night at Vienna's Opera Ball

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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People arrive for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

People arrive for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

People arrive for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Actress Goldie Hawn looks on during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Actress Goldie Hawn looks on during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Actress Goldie Hawn looks on during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Police patrols in front of the opera house during the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Police patrols in front of the opera house during the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Police patrols in front of the opera house during the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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