French production company La Machine's latest creation "the Long Ma" or Dragon Horse and the mechanical spider also known as La Princesse perform in Sino-French celebrations.
Despite the dark chapters of the past, today Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, is defined by what locals call the "Sarajevo Spirit."
Thousands of people took part in the city's annual gay pride parade, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East where gays feel free to walk hand-in-hand and kiss in public.
Hindus are celebrating the festival of Holi by painting each other in bright colors, distributing sweets and squirting water at one another.
The Oktoberfest 2013 beer festival opened at Theresienwiese on September 21, 2013 in Munich, Germany.