Jockeys compete in Chonburi’s annual buffalo race festival, in Chonburi province, Thailand on Monday. The event, which also celebrates the rice harvest, dates back to the buffalo trade in Chonburi, once the commercial centre of Thailand’s east
An artist takes a break to smoke as he prepares idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses for the upcoming Durga Puja festival in New Delhi, India, India on Wednesday
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Nepalese Hindu women, dressed in red, are led by a priest as they recite prayers during celebrations of the Teej festival at the Pashupatinath temple area in Kathmandu.
School children dressed as Hindu Lord Krishna wait to perform during celebrations on the eve of the Janmashtami festival in Chandigarh, India. The festival, which marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, will be celebrated across India on Saturday.
A Mutant Vehicle made up like a polar bear drives through the dust during the Burning Man 2015 “Carnival of Mirrors” arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada
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Steampunk enthusiasts arrive to attend the Asylum Steampunk festival on Friday in Lincoln, England. The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the world and attracts participants from around the globe
Indian women perform rituals on the banks of the Godavari River at Kumbh Mela in Nasik, India, Thursday Thousands of devout Hindus began splashing into the west Indian river at one of the country’s largest festivals
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Revellers enjoy the atmosphere in tomato pulp while participating the annual Tomatina festival on Wednesday in Bunol, Spain
Festival goers enjoy the atmosphere at Isla Fantasia Water Park as part of the Circuit Festival in Barcelona, Spain. The Circuit Festival is considered the Europe’s biggest gay and lesbian festival
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Great British Beer Festival…Visitors attend the annual Great British Beer Festival organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) at Olympia in London today.
A boy takes part in celebrations of the Santo Domingo de Guzman festival in Managua, Nicaragua
Hot air balloons rise into the morning sky from the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta main arena at the Ashton Court estate onFriday in Bristol, England. The early morning flight of over 100 balloons was the first mass ascent of the four-day Bristol International Balloon Fiesta which started on Thursday. Now in its 37th year, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many balloonists as the home of modern ballooning.
Performers Fleur Tooth, Florence O’Mahony and Rosalind Hoy from the Human Zoo Theatre Company, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, advertise their act “The Girl Who Fell In love With The Moon” which is on at the Pleasance Dome, ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Morph-suited performers David Labanca wearing an orange suit and Gianmarco Pozzoli wearing a green suit from Italian dance company Discoteque Machine perform in a giant kaleidoscope at Camera Obscura in Edinburgh to promote their show running from August 7th at Zoo Southside as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival
A man rides a bull during festivities honouring the capital’s patron saint Santo Domingo de Guzman in Managua, Nicaragua
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Hot air balloons fly over the Chambley Airbase, northeastern France, during the international hot air balloons meeting “Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons” in Hageville.
Spain’s bullfighter Jesus Martinez “Morenito de Aranda” performs a pass during a bullfight at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain
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Revellers run along the street chased by ‘El Tajo y La Reina’ ranch fighting bulls as they turn Estafeta corner during a Running of the Bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, on Wednesday
People watch as Jandilla fighting bulls and revellers run during the Running of the Bulls, at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, on Tuesday
A reveler throws wine during the launch of the ‘Chupinazo’ rocket, to celebrate the official opening of the 2015 San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, Spain on Monday