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Commonwealth Canopy

A rainforest design is being projected onto Buckingham Palace in London, part of Queen Elizabeth II Commonwealth Canopy global conservation initiative to preserve forests for future generations.


Ball parade

A boy looking at a ball representing Australia, part of the "Ball Parade Russia 2018" on display along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City. The exhibition presents 32 balls that make reference to each of the countries taking part in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.


Water fight

Revellers splashing water over one another while celebrating the Songkran festival in Bangkok.


Giant head

Workers putting the finishing touches on a "giant head" display at the Gardens by the Bay flower dome in Singapore for the 6th edition annual tulip festival from April 13 to May 13.


Archaeological sites

Inscriptions on rose-colored sandstone in the Nabataean archaeological site of al-Hijr near the northwestern Saudi town of al-Ula.


Sawdust rugs

Catholics walking over a sawdust rug during an Easter Sunday procession representing the resurrection of Christ in the historic Brazilian city of Ouro Preto.


Incubator

People enjoyng lunch at "La Commune" (The Village), an innovative gastronomic food incubator converted from an old carpentry in Lyon, southeastern France, where cooks in the making can test their catering concepts without financial risks for a year.


Sculpture

The sculpture "The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist" by Iraqi American artist Michael Rakowitz, standing on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square of London after it was unveiled. Made from 10,500 empty date syrup cans, the sculpture is a re-creation of a first-millenium-BC Lamassu, a winged bull and protective deity that stood at the entrance to Nergal Gate of Nineveh before it was destoryed by the Islamic State group in 2015.


Dance of Death

Dancers performing the Dance of Death during a Holy Week procession in Verges, northeastern Spain.


Burning ninots

Ninot depicting Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo burning on the last night of the Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain. Fallas are gigantic structures made of cardboard portraying current events and personalities in which individual figures or Ninots are placed. The Fallas are burnt in the streets of Valencia as a tribute to St Joseph, patron saint of the carpenters' guild.


 

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