Algirmaa Undralsaikhan, right, observes as Nyamsuren Bayandelger measures Suvd-Erdene Otgonbayar’s eyebrows in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Nyamsuren, who teaches how to tattoo long-lasting eyebrows, doesn’t see the tattoos as a means of making money but as a way of enhancing beauty.
Raúl Morales, left, adjusts Orlando López’s costume before performing in the streets of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico. Traditional dancers known as Parachicos perform in wooden masks and special costumes each year during Fiesta Grande.
Raúl Sánchez, left, and Miguel Ángel Martínez make equipales, traditional Mexican chairs, using padding and pigskin in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Sánchez says the trade has been difficult because many people don’t value handmade equipales and would rather buy cheaper goods.
Kavira Haliposo displays sweet potatoes at the Buhimba market in Kikimba, Kirumba, Democratic Republic of Congo. After collecting sweet potatoes from farmers, she sells them to buy cassava flour and necessities for her family.
Rodrigo Valdivia Jiménez chops away the leaves of an agave plant until just the heart, or piña, remains. Escuela de Mezcal Papalometl organized a workshop in Tecali de Herrera, Puebla, Mexico, about sustainability in the mezcal industry.
Correction: An earlier version of this caption misidentified the name of the photographed subject. Global Press Journal regrets the error.
Sarantsetseg Enkhtuvshin, 7, right, plays checkers with Buyanbayan Enkhtuvshin, 9, left, in Erdenebulgan, Arkhangai province, Mongolia. The Arkhangai 100 Shot Checkers Championship for children ages 5 to 16 was held after COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.
Students dance with small flags to welcome the Olympic torch at General Education School No. 2 in Dalanzadgad, Umnugovi province, Mongolia. As part of a campaign to promote the Olympics and physical education, the torch was passed to all general education schools in the province.
Zayabat Khurelbaatar holds a sheep to be tested for disease in Erdenet, Orkhon province, Mongolia. Zayabat, who regularly tests his livestock, says it’s important for herders to have healthy animals to increase their numbers.
Rosita Santiz holds her son Hugo, 1, as she walks from Tabak to Xuxch’en in Aldama, Chiapas, Mexico. Residents say that paved roads have been under construction since 2020 but have been delayed due to attacks from a Chenalhó armed group.
Ali Kasimu, a representative for the groom’s family, offers gifts to girls dressed in gomesi dresses at a traditional marriage, known as Kwanjula, in Kampala, Uganda. During the ceremony, girls often line up to greet the groom and his family.
Roberto Muñoz performs in the historic downtown of Chihuahua, Mexico. Muñoz, who has created urban art for 10 years, considers himself a mobile work of art and calls this performance “A Soldier of Peace.”
Antonio Aprea draws stylized lines called filete, meaning threads, during a class in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Aprea attends fileteado workshops to socialize after experiencing a loss. “It’s important to do things so you don’t lose your intellect,” he says. “I’m 84. I’m not a child. Every moment I have is important.”
Darío Matías shares a moment with his dog, Lucky, at a Saint Patrick’s Day celebration in Mexico City. Every year, a parade honors Saint Patrick’s Battalion, a group of primarily Irish immigrants who fought for the Mexican army during the war between Mexico and the United States from 1846 to 1848.
Renchi Thevaraja, left, and Jerus Jeparson dry their grain harvest on a road in Mannar, Sri Lanka. Because the grain is worth more after it’s been dried, the farmers also purchase crops from nearby farmers to dry and sell.
Buten-Itgel Rashzeveg, 2, plays with a lamb in Bayandalai, Umnugovi province, Mongolia. Herders typically shelter baby animals in gers, traditional dwellings, and burn dry manure inside to keep them warm.
Devotees, some carrying milk pots on their heads, walk to Inuvil Kandaswamy Temple in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. In this town, worshippers bring milk and freshly harvested paddy to the temple to commemorate Thaipusam during a Hindu harvest festival.
Nyam-Ochir Khongorzul, 15, stands among goats in Zavkhan, Uvs province, Mongolia. Nyam-Ochir, who helps his parents tend the livestock during school vacations, says herding comes with many responsibilities.