Today in Pictures, May 21, 2018

A light festival in Sydney, Australia, the Sanja Matsuri festival in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

A woman uses her iPhone to take photographs of illuminated sculptures shaped as animals during a preview of Vivid Sydney, promoted as the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in Australia, May 20, 2018. The festival will run for 23 days, starting on May 25. PHOTO: REUTERS
Participants carry a portable shrine or "Mikoshi" during the annual Sanja Matsuri festival in the Asakusa district of Tokyo on May 20, 2018. Sanja Matsuri festival is a celebration for the three founders of Sensoji Temple in the Asakusa neighbourhood with nearly two million people visiting during the three-day event. PHOTO: AFP
Girls' faces are covered by white powder after blowing it, at a town fiesta parlour game, in celebration of patron saint Santa Rita de Cascia in Baclaran, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines, May 20, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
Lieutenant Colonel Charles Anthony, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures sulfur dioxide gas levels at a lava flow on Highway 137 southeast of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., May 20, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
The image of Brazilian football player Gabriel Jesus is seen on the walls of houses in Peru´s neighbourhood, where he lived during his childhood in the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 20, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
Supporters wave flags as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a pre-election rally in Sarajevo, on May 20, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
Norwegian driver Mads Ostberg and co-driver Torstein Eriksen compete with their Citroen C3 during the Rally of Portugal in Fafe, northern Portugal, on May 20, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
Galatasaray's coach Fatih Terimsuppoters and players celebrate after winning the 2017-2018 Turkish league champion title during a trophy ceremony a day after the Turkish Spor Toto Super League football match between Goztepe and Galatasaray at the Turk Telekom Arena stadium in Istanbul on May 20, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
Egyptian Muslims perform evening prayers called "Tarawih" inside Al Sultan Hassan mosque during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt May 20, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

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