A masked dancer performs to a drumbeat during the Newari New Year parade that falls during the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu on Friday
Zhang Guanhui, impersonating Michael Jackson, dances in front of his house located in a village for migrant workers in Beijing
Dancers in Nepal perform during celebrations for the seventh anniversary of Republic Day in Kathmandu on Thursday
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The Lalon Shah festival, in its 24th year in Kushtia, Bangladesh, is an annual event celebrating the life and death of Fakir Lalon Shah, a Bangladeshi mystic, philosopher, musician, writer and advocate of religious tolerance.
A ‘scissors’ dancer grabs her shoe with her mouth while performing in a national dance competition on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.
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An Indian Kathakali artist waits to go on stage in Chennai, India. Kathakali is a classical dance that was created in the ancient kingdoms that now make up Kerala, on India’s southwest coast, 400 years ago.