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
A cow is garlanded and offered food during a religious ceremony celebrating the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, on Thursday.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee stands with burning oil lamps on his shoulders as part of a ritual to celebrate the tenth and final day of Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, in Kathmandu
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Nepalese fire fighters and local people bring a fire under control at a historic house in Bangemuda in central Kathmandu, Nepal, after six hours of continuous effort
A reveller dances while taking part in an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) parade to mark the Gaijatra Festival, also known as the festival of cows, in Kathmandu
Children play in the street outside a temple in the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal‘s capital Kathmandu on Wednesday
Dancers in Nepal perform during celebrations for the seventh anniversary of Republic Day in Kathmandu on Thursday
Nepalese street vendors carry carpets as they walk through Durbar Square in Kathmandu
A Tibetan monk carries a portrait of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during a function organised to mark Losar or the Tibetan New Year in Kathmandu
A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu today. Hindus mark the festival by offering special prayers and fasting.