Flowers after freeze in Mexico; taekwondo in Zimbabwe; painting temple pots in Sri Lanka; and more.
Simon Kasumba, left, and Michael Lugolobi clean the tiled walls of a skyscraper to maintain its original shine in Kampala, Uganda.
Salvador Legarda arranges mano de león flowers into bouquets in Chihuahua, Mexico. Legarda says a freeze killed all his flowers in 2020, so he’s overjoyed to see his large plot of land painted orange with flowers ready to sell.
Lilette A. Contreras,
Mahendra Lama adorns a Buddhist stupa with flower symbols using a natural dye made from marigolds in Namobuddha, Kavrepalanchok, Nepal.
Gisela Vuela, a member of the troupe Cabeza en Espiral (Head in a Spiral), performs as a clown to celebrate the 10th anniversary of La Surreal Mezcaleria Ancestral, a restaurant in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico.
Natsiraishe Maritsa, 18, right, demonstrates a taekwondo stance to a group of students in Epworth, Zimbabwe. Maritsa, who teaches the Korean martial art to teenage girls at her home on the weekends, says taekwondo requires mental strength and self-control.
Casiodoro de la Teja, left, and Daltoneo del Castello perform medieval music in orc costumes during Orco Fest, a medieval fantasy festival in Mexico City. The organizer, Mundo Medieval (Medieval World), hosts events every year to celebrate medieval culture in Mexico.
Kanthasamy Kugasanth paints cement sculptures in Pandatharippu, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Kugasanth, who has worked as a painter for over two years, says his employment has been affected by lockdowns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.