The festival features a pumpkin parade with a marching band, floats, a pie-eating contest and pumpkin carving masterpieces on display
The three-day festival included a competition for international teams of professional kite masters
Kicking off in Baku, the multi-disciplinary festival bears the name of Imadeddin Nasimi a great 14 century poet and thinkers.
For the first time in the history of the so-called Berlin pedal battle women took to the "battlefield"
The third edition of the El Gouna Film Festival wrapped up its nine-day run on Friday with more than 80 films screened throughout the week.
Around 130 pilots from France and beyond flew paragliders during the 'Icarnaval' carnival, a contest awarding pilots with the best costume prize
The festival brings more than six million people to the southern German city.
China has being holding events to mark its traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.
Thousands of devotees gathered in Mumbai to bid farewell to the popular elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh, after a ten-day festival to celebrate his birth.
The buffaloes fight in pairs in an elimination contest, the two competitors lock horns for several minutes, sometimes just seconds, before one signals defeat by running away.
Lack of strong winds grounded the mega kites at a festival in Russia.
But that didn't stop the participants having fun while showing off their kite flying skills.
The town of Nejapa, El Salvador celebrated its annual fireball festival on Saturday (August 31) with participants pelting each other with rags drenched in gasoline that have been rolled into tight flaming balls.
To celebrate the annual traditional Sho Dun Festival, a giant Buddha went on display in Lhasa, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
Homes and interiors tell a story, both politically and culturally of a whole country, says Isabelle Bonnet, the curator of ‘Home Sweet Home’ photographic exhibition. It presents a complex image of the British home, carefully documented by photographers from the sixties to the present day.
Musicians came from 25 countries including Australia, Sweden, Peru and the United States to Guadalajara, considered the capital of traditional Mexican culture and music
Anti-racism campaigners have criticised a folk festival featuring a character called "the savage". The character, played by a white actor in blackface makeup, is paraded through the town in chains.
Pressure is mounting for UNESCO to remove a Belgian festival from its cultural heritage list. The a blackface character known as 'the savage' in a parade in the town of Ath has drawn strong criticism from anti-racist campaigners.
More than 30 theatrical troupes, dance groups and street artists took part in the celebrations, ensuring the audience wasn't card-bored!
More than 80 illuminated sculptures created by Chinese craftsmen are on display at Eataly World in Bologna.
While the Fringe is something Britain should be proud of, we must also recognise that a disproportionate number of the performers (and even the audience) will be white, middle class and wealthy.
Even the Belgian capital's famous Manneken Pis sculpture is decked out in flowers.
This year the festival will feature a strong focus on the potential for design to help solve current global concerns around biodiversity, sustainability, and the crisis of single use plastics.
Right-wing politicians have called for boycotts of Coca Cola products following the campaign which included images of gay people smiling together.
Fans and players competed in 'swamp soccer' on Saturday (August 10) in Dombrovka, 300km west of the Belarusian capital Minsk, as part of a local festival.
The traditional Geneva fireworks took place on the August 10 in the harbour, lighting up the skies over lake Leman with 2.5 tonnes of gunpowder.
About 18,000 dancers from Japan and abroad are performing in the annual Yosakoi festival in the western city of Kochi. Despite the scorching temperatures, the performers danced with enthusiasm.