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Chinese artists perform at the Spring Festival Temple Fair on Wednesday in Beijing. The lunar new year of the sheep also known as the spring festival is celebrated from the first day of the first month of the lunar year and ends with the lantern festival on the 15th day
People of pro-government groups, with Russian flags, dance marching through downtown Moscow to mark People’s Unity Day, a public holiday, in Russia, on Tuesday
Members of the Red Bull Flying Bach dance troupe perform on Sydney Harbour’s Fort Denison during a photo call on Tuesday
Dancers participate in festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of “Onam” in the southern Indian city of Kochi. The ten-day-long Hindu festival is celebrated annually in India’s southern coastal state of Kerala to commemorate the return of King Mahabali to his beloved subjects
Edinburgh Fringe Festival acts play to the crowds during the first day of the festival on the Royal Mile on Friday
Traditional dancers perform at the opening night of the 45th Pacific Islands Forum in the Palau city of Koror. Pacific island leaders of the 15 nations represented at the Pacific Islands Forum will renew calls this week for meaningful action on climate change at the regional summit, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.
Traditional dancers wait to perform before the swearing-in of members of the new West Daly Regional Council in the aboriginal community of Peppimenarti, about 320km southwest of Darwin, Australia on Friday
Dancers dressed in traditional costume perform under the colourful ornaments of Tanabata during the Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival on Friday in Hiratsuka, Japan
Participants of the Khamoro World Roma Festival dance through the historical centre of Prague
Heron hooded dancers prepare to parade down the streets toward Asakusa Shrine in the compound of Sensoji Temple in Tokyo Japan prior to the annual Sanja Festival in
Traditional dancers perform at the Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, during celebrations marking half a century of independence from Britain
Traditional dancers wait for guests during the Kramaski factory’s 20th anniversary celebrations in Katunayake, about 31 km north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Friday.
Dancers warm up before competing at the Cowal Highland Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland. First held in 1894, the Cowal Games are held over three days and attract competitors from Canada, USA, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand
Traditional dancers perform ahead of the arrival of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Jackson International Airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The trip is the first official visit for the prime minister to the Pacific Island Nation and the first since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. The three-day visit will include trips to a local market and primary school as well as tours of the Exxon Mobil liquefied natural gas plant and the Bomana war cemetery.