The Edinburgh Fringe Festival includes genres such as dance and children's performances. Burning Man is a week-long event in the middle of Black Rock Desert in Nevada which culminates in the burning of an effigy known as "The Man".
Meet Moana (above) and watch the buildings of Main Street, USA  (left) transform into a canvas for visuals paying tribute to Mickey Mouse at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.
The Adelaide Writers' Week (above) is part of Adelaide Festival, which presents a world-class programme of theatre, visual arts, music and film.
(Above) Vendors selling prayer flags at a Tibetan market in Lhasa. During the Losar new year celebrations, the flags are changed to new and freshly coloured ones. (Left) A man tries to climb a wooden pole to get a prize during the Maslenitsa celebrat
The Tamborrada festival (above) in San Sebastian, Spain, takes place in January every year, while the Rainbow Serpent festival (left) in Victoria, Australia, is a celebration of music, art and spirituality.
Waiting For Hassana is one of the opening films at the Africa International Film Festival. Cherries take centre stage in Ficksburg, South Africa, during the Ficksburg Cherry Festival. Three Women (above) by artist Shannon Harvey. She is one of the ar
Catch the Experimenta Make Sense exhibition (left) at the Melbourne Festival or visit Kincsem Park (above) in Budapest, Hungary, for an Oktoberfest with a twist.
Historical ships opening Venice's Regata Storica, a highlight of the Venetian calendar.
At the George Town Festival, watch shows such as Hakanai, a solo dance with animated images that change according to the rhythm of sounds. Thousands of dancers travel to Buenos Aires to compete in the Mundial de Tango, the world's most important inte