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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/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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People dance during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

People dance during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

People dance during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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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/Heinz-Peter Bader

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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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/Heinz-Peter Bader

Dancers of the Wiener Staatsballett (state ballet) perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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

Members of the opening committee prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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A member of the opening committee prepares for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A member of the opening committee prepares for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A member of the opening committee prepares for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Members of the opening committee make a selfie as they prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Members of the opening committee make a selfie as they prepare for the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

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