People around India and other countries are celebrating Holi this week in a wash of bright colours and celebration.
The Hindu holiday is celebrated mainly in India and Nepal and marks both the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
The Festival of Colours is often celebrated with people painting other people in bright pigments.
People also give out sweets and squirt one other with dyed water.
Holi is a three-day festival, but the colourful celebration is generally concentrated on the final day.
The night before, many cities and town see large bonfires lit on streets.
Effigies of the demon Holika are occasionally burned to show the triumph of good over evil.