International Rose Parade takes place this evening

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The International Rose Parade takes place this evening.

It will offer a first glimpse of the 2018 Rose of Tralee contestants, as they join a marching band on the annual parade.

It begins at the Rose Hotel at 8:30, before making its way to Denny Street.

Melbourne, Toronto, Westmeath, Germany and Galway are among the 32 Roses who’ve been selected as finalists at the 2018 Rose of Tralee.

RTÉ will broadcast the contest on Monday and Tuesday night.

Spokesperson for the event John Drummey says it’s more than a 2 night event.