Photos of the Week: April 17, 2022
Martial arts in Zimbabwe; a tamale workshop in Mexico; an ice festival in Mongolia; and more.
Paola Ambrosio, center, teaches a group how to make Oaxacan tamales during a workshop to celebrate Candlemas in Epazoyucan, Hidalgo, Mexico. Preparing tamales has been a traditional part of the holiday, which commemorates the presentation of Jesus at the Temple, since the fusion of pre-Hispanic and Catholic religious beliefs.
Purevsambuu Bold, center, drives a horse-drawn sled for ice festival attendees at Khuvsgul Lake in Khatgal, Khuvsgul province, Mongolia. The festival, Blue Pearl 2022, which features various winter activities, marked its 20th anniversary after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus.