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. Read more
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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 Read more
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. Read more
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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.