Li Sheng, a 28-year-old office worker in China, had the image of a horse with wings tattooed on his back, ahead of the lunar new year. The new year, which falls on Friday, welcomes the year of the horse. Read more
A woman shows her tattooed body during the first International Hong Kong China Tattoo Convention. Tattoo artists from around the world will participate in the convention which runs from October 4 to 6. Read more
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A man grimaces as he gets a tattoo done on the opening day of the International London Tattoo Convention. The convention brings together tattoo artists from around the globe, including the USA, Australia, Canada, Japan and the UK.
Mexican dancers from Edinburgh’s Royal Military Tattoo parade through the streets of Glasgow. Read more
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Musicians from Mexico on Wednesday take part in a working rehearsal at Redford Barracks for the 2013 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Edinburgh, Scotland. This year’s Tattoo runs from August 2 – August 24, and includes performances from Mongolia, Korea, Malta, Mexico, Oman and New Zealand.