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Wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring installed on a road organised by local residents as part of the celebrations for the annual Hindu festival of Diwali in Kolkata, India. Photo Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
Muslims Israeli-Arabs play at the beach in Tel-Aviv during the three day Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Muslim holiday
A reveller takes part in a village band march during celebrations marking the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady in Mosta, outside Valletta, Malta
Muslims hold pigeons, dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India
A Chinese military band member is seen playing his trumpet below the Communist Star before a celebration ceremony of the 95th anniversary of Founding the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China
Revellers dace as they take part in the Patum in the Catalan village of Berga, Spain. The Patum of Berga is a popular festival whose origin can be traced to medieval festivities that is celebrated each year in the Catalan city of Berga during Corpus Christi
Supporters of Trinamool Congress (TMC) celebrate after learning the initial poll results of the West Bengal Assembly elections, in Kolkata, India
A Nepalese Hindu devotee takes a holy bath as they mark the Mother’s Day Festival at Matathirtha on the outskirts of Kathmandu
Hindu widows apply colour powder to each other during Holi celebrations at the Gopinath temple near New Delhi.
Indian villagers are covered in coloured powder during the Lathmar Holi festival at the Radha Rani temple in Barsana, India
Carnival revellers throw confetti as they celebrate the start of the carnival season in Cologne November. In many parts of Germany, at 11:11am on November 11, people mark the official start of carnival
Residents of Mixquic town visit a local cemetery to place flowers, food, candles and balloons at the tombs of their beloved during the celebration of All Souls Day in Mixquic, Mexico
Georgian military personnel march during Independence Day celebration in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Tuesday
A reveller blows fire during Lunar New Year celebrations at Manila‘s Chinatown. The Chinese Lunar New Year on Thursday will welcome the Year of the Sheep (also known as the Year of the Goat or Ram)
Nihangs, or Sikh warriors, perform a traditional form of martial arts called Gatkha, during a religious procession ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Chandigarh, north India, on Monday.
Vegetarian festival devotee of Jui Tui shrine parades through the streets in Phuket, Thailand. The annual festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days. Participants perform acts of body piercing to shift evil spirits from others to themselves to bring the community good luck