Revelers at India’s
colorful Holi festival famously
celebrate by throwing colored powder at each other.
Nowruz, aka Persian New Year, marking the beginning of spring, is celebrated all over
Northwestern Washington's monthlong Skagit Tulip Festival celebrates the blooming of acres
says auf wiedersehen to winter with a fiery display in which a snowman is burned
at the stake.
In Gloucestershire, England, competitors
in Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling & Wake chase a large cheese wheel down
a steep hill.