Costa Rican Catholics are seen outside the Basilica of Los Angeles after a pilgrimage in celebration of the apparition of the Virgin of Los Angeles in Cartago .-Photo by Reuters.
People parade during Carnaval des Fleurs celebrations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. -Photo by AP
Women parade during Carnaval des Fleurs celebrations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The carnival, a three-day celebration, will mark new beginnings and the revitalization of Haiti with parades, concerts and street dancing. -Photo by AP
A woman offers prayers along the shores of the Arabian Sea to celebrate Narali Purnima or coconut festival in Mumbai. -Photo by Reuters.
A priest ties a sacred thread around the wrist of a woman during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred Thread, Festival. -Photo by Reuters
A girl smiles as she waits for her father to take a holy bath on the bank of Bagmati River during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred Thread, Festival, near the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. -Photo by AFP
A “promesante” or promiser, dressed as a devil with his body coated in a mix of grease and motor oil, stands on a cemetery wall to get a better view of a procession during Santo Domingo festivities in Managua, Nicaragua. -Photo by AFP
A man is tossed by a bull during festivities honouring the capital's patron saint Santo Domingo of Guzman in Managua. -Photo by Reuters
An Indian man buys roses with 'rakhi' - sacred threads - on his wrist in Hyderabad during the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan. -Photo by AFP
A Nepalese Hindu Brahmin Priest waits for devotees on the occasion of the Janai Purnima Festival also known as Rakshya Bandhan at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. -Photo by AFP
Orthodox Jews dance during the 12th Siyum HaShas, a celebration marking the completion of the Daf Yomi, a seven-and-a-half-year cycle of studying texts from the Talmud, the canon of Jewish religious law. -Photo by Reuters.
Sri Lankan fire dancers perform outside the historic Buddhist Temple of the Tooth, as they take part in a procession during the Esala Perahera festival in the ancient hill capital of Kandy. -Photo by AFP.