A Buddhist monk takes part in the traditional "hi-watari", or fire-walking ritual, at Shiofune-kannonji temple in Ome City, Tokyo.
Visitors stroll through a garden with colorful azalea bushes in full bloom at Shiofune-kannonji temple in Ome City, Tokyo.
A sculptor makes a sand sculpture devoted to the WW II victory in Minsk. Belarus will celebrate the end of WW II on May 9.
A bird in a cage is hung on a branch along a roadside near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.