My Sinchew/ Photo story

Horse-dragon

A mechanical horse-dragon made of wood and steel is presented to the public in Nantes, western France. This horse-dragon, created by French artist Francois Delaroziere of "Les Machines de l'Ile" (The Machines of the Isle), is the hero of the show Long Ma which will be presented in Beijing on October 17, part of the 50th anniversary of the relationship between France and China.


Portrait

6,000 fans of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the Turkish Republic's founder, gather to form a giant portrait of him at the Ataturk Mausoleum during the week of Turkish Victory Day in Ankara.


Water mirror

People standing in the Water Mirror in the southwestern French city of Bordeaux. Hardly eight years after its creation, the Water Mirror is taking an amazing place in the daily lives of Bordeaux residents.


Brightly colored

Brightly colored houses in Burano, an island in the Venetian Lagoon. Burano is known for its small, brightly painted houses. The colors of the houses follow a specific system originating from the golden age of its development.


Dinner in white

Approximately 5,000 people attend the Diner en Blanc (French for Dinner in White) event, a pop-up dinner held once a year in New York in the Battery Park City neighborhood.


Inflatable turtle

A 5-metre tall, 15-metre long inflatable sea turtle created by artist BJ Price is towed around Sydney Harbour past the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House to celebrate the opening of the World's First Undersea Art Exhibition at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. The floating sculpture named the Alpha Turtle will be berthed at Cockle Bay next to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.


It's summer

Dozens of Pikachu figurines, the famous character of Nintendo's video game software Pokemon, parade at the Landmark Plaza shopping mall in Yokohama, Japan. The Pikachu mascots walk around daily to attract summer vacationers as a part of the "Great Pikachu Outbreak" event through the weekend.


Countdown

Balloons depicting pictograms and logos of the 2016 Olympic Games are seen on the eve of the day marking two years to the start of the games at the Olympic Park construction site in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Chasing the K-pop dream

"Time to get up girls!" The call comes at 6:00 am as it does every morning, pulling Ray from her bunk bed at the start of another 16-hour day in search of stardom.


Tropical spalsh

A cast member spraying a bucketful of water towards guests during a special summer attraction called "Minnie's Tropical Splash" at Tokyo DisneySea.