The world’s most iconic landmarks go dark for Earth Hour, penitents celebrate Easter, Kentcuky wins the NCAA championship, and much more.
The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the national championship game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
Easter week in Spain is traditionally celebrated with processions. In the town of Zamora, penitents walk up Calle Balborraz during the procession of the Cofradia de la Virgen de la Esperanza.
Visitors pose with wax models of Britain's William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, at Madame Tussauds in New York.
An artist decorates traditional Easter eggs at Prague's Old Town Square.
Mark O'Meara hits a tee shot during a practice round before the start of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.
Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.
Volunteers in Paris dance after the lights of the Eiffel Tower are switched off for Earth Hour 2012. The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Big Ben in London, Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro and the Empire State Building in New York all went dark for an hour at 8:30 p.m. on March 31.
Catholics carry a statue of Jesus during a procession known as "Jesus Nazareno of the Tapes" in Cot de Cartago, Costa Rica. During the procession, people tie ribbons to the statue to symbolize promises they make to Jesus during Holy Week.
Nicola Wood of the UK finishes a sand sculpture titled “Imperial Guards in Front of the Palace” at the Sand Museum in Tottori, Japan. The theme of the exhibition is “Great Britain,” in celebration of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Queen Elizabeth poses with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice on the steps of York Minster after a Maundy Thursday service. The royals visited York, England, as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
The Oxford crew team trains on the River Thames for the 158th University Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge that will take place April 7 in London.
A bride in New Delhi sits during a mass wedding ceremony, where a total of 21 couples exchanged wedding vows at the same time.
New York International Auto Show attendees get a first look at the new 2013 SRT Viper in New York City.
Competitors help pull each other up a mud hill during the 2012 Tough Mudder competition on Phillip Island, Australia.
Players face off during the National Beach Volleyball Series at Manly Beach in Manly, Australia.