The Week In Festive Photos From Around The World

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Not all was grim and sad around the world this week. Here are the photos to prove it.

Life is a mixture of good and bad; happy and sad. This week was no different. Even as the world was devastated by the floods, fires and earthquake, there was a lot of good happening too.

Janmashtami festival celebrations

A girl dressed up as Hindu Lord Krishna performs during Janmashtami festival celebrations in Ahmedabad, India.

 

Deviation Collective group

Artists from the Deviation Collective group take part in the performance called "Cegos" or Blind, in front of the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.

 

military band of the Mongolian armed forces

Members of the Honor Guard and the central military band of the Mongolian armed forces perform during the International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" media preview in Red Square in Moscow.

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Orthodox Christian nuns

Orthodox Christian nuns take part in an annual procession along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem's Old City, during which an icon of the Virgin Mary is carried from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to a church at the foot of the Mount of Olives, the location believed by Christians to be that of the tomb of the Virgin Mary.

 

Philipp Laimbacher and Michael Bless

Swiss Alpine wrestlers Philipp Laimbacher (top) and Michael Bless fight during the Federal Alpine Wrestling Festival in Estavayer-le-Lac.

 

Federal Alpine Wrestling Festival in Estavayer-le-Lac

Alphorn players perform during a ceremony at the Federal Alpine Wrestling Festival in Estavayer-le-Lac.

 

Annual Afropunk Music festival

A man takes part in the Annual Afropunk Music festival in the borough of Brooklyn in New York.

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