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Preparations are well underway for the Big Burns Carnival in Dumfries this weekend.
Musicians and artists are descending on the town to celebrate Scotland's national bard.
On Sunday hundreds of performers will take to the streets of Dumfries for a torchlit procession.
Final preparations are underway for more than a week of events in Dumfries to celebrate the life and work of Scotland's favourite poet.
Robert Burns spent his final years, and wrote some of his best loved songs and poems, in the town.
A torch-lit carnival through the town's streets will take place on Burns Night on Sunday.
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Dumfries is looking forward to the Burns Supper Carnival, this Sunday. And there's plenty of work going on to make sure everything's ready.