Indian dancers perform a fire breathing act during a procession to mark the 661st anniversary of the birth of Hindu guru Bawa Lal Dayal Maharaj in Amritsar
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, watch a performance by Zimbabwean traditional dancers upon his arrival in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday
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Heron-hooded dancers perform as they parade down the streets toward Sensoji Temple in Tokyo today.
Indian folk dancers display ornaments during a break while participating in the first night of Navratri in Gandhinagar, some 30 km from Ahmedabad. Navratri festivities, or Dance Festival of Nine Nights, takes place between October 13-21.
Dancers prepare to perform a traditional Tuvalian dance to their Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga in celebration of Tuvalu’s 37th Independence Day.
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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
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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
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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
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Dancers dressed in traditional costume perform under the colourful ornaments of Tanabata during the Shonan Hiratsuka Tanabata Festival on Friday in Hiratsuka, Japan
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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.
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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
Indian schoolchildren dressed in traditional attire perform during a function to mark India‘s Independence Day in Bangalore, India, Thursday.
Mexican dancers from Edinburgh’s Royal Military Tattoo parade through the streets of Glasgow.