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Is London known as international centre of culture in music, arts, museums, festivals, etc.
There is diversity of cultures in London which makes it an international centre of culture
Yes, London is known as an international centre of culture in music, arts, museums, festivals, etc. There is diversity of cultures in London. London city has been a house to more than 300 different nationalities that have shaped the city's culture into what London has today, so this makes describing London's culture a bit difficult on one hand and on the other hand very easy.
The famous orchestral music venues are the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Royal Festival Hall, which both are in South Bank Centre, the Royal Albert Hall, and the Barbican Centre.
Chamber of music venues include the Wigmore Hall and St John's, Smith Square and Purcell Room at the South Bank Centre.
London hosts different types of festivals, carnivals, and fairs throughout the year.
The most popular is Notting Hill Carnival, it is also known as the world's second largest carnival.
This carnival takes place in August bank holiday weekend and almost 1 million people visit this carnival.
Its main highlights include competition between London's steel pan bands and a ‑mile street parade with music and dance.
London city also hosts Carnaval Del Pueblo. It is Europe's greatest Latin-American Festival, which is held on the 1st Sunday of August each year.
Around 7 countries participate in this street program which comes to an end in Burgess Park. Live dance and music with fun fairs go up to 9:30 p.m.
You can also see big parades held on April 23rd which is celebrated as St. George's Day March 17th which is celebrated as and St Patrick's Day.
Dance Umbrella is held in October, and it features different dance companies putting on their companies' displays across the London city.
In addition, there are small fairs and parades, for example, the Christmas Without Cruelty Fayre, which is a fair held yearly to promote animal rights.