Melbourne Cup Carnival the celebration that stops a nation
The Melbourne Cup carnival is an event where the entire Australian nation comes to a standstill. It is held in November at Flemngton each year and during this period, several thousand tourists visit the country from all parts of the world. The history of this carnival, shown through paintings, goes as far back as the 1900’s, when there were already 100,000 people in the stands. Horse racing is a popular event here. Emotions of the people during the race are very well captured on video. People who enjoy good things and love to be part of the city come together during this cup. As fashion is a big part of the carnival, celebrities from several parts of the world turn up here.