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Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary

Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips performs on during Day 2 of the Glastonbury Festival in England. This year sees the 40th anniversary of the festival. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Rolf Harris performs live. Glastonbury was started by dairy farmer Michael Evis in 1970 and has grown into the largest music festival in Europe. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Snoop Dog performs with Damon Albarn of Gorillaz. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Corine Bailey Rae performs live on the Pyramid Stage. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Music fans watch Dizzee Rascal perform. The gates opened on Wednesday for the four-day festival. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
On Saturday, 140,000 revellers packed into Worthy Farm, in Somerset to watch acts including a surprise performance by Kylie. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Festival goers hold inflatable toys as La Roux performs live. (Getty Images)
Glastonbury festival celebrates its 40th anniversary
Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend performs live on the Pyramid Stage. (Getty Images)