Huge balloon animals released in to the New York sky after pre-Christmas children's parade.
Full title reads: "America. 'Rising to the Occasion'. Thousands of schoolchildren see monster balloon parade through heart of New York inaugurate Xmas shopping season."
New York, United States of America (USA).
Pre-Christmas parade through crowded New York streets of huge inflated animal balloons. Large crowds have come out to see the procession.
Several of the balloon animals are released and float high up in to the sky. Good shots of one of the balloons floating in front of the Empire States Building. Crowds of children watch in awe.