This Week in Photos, Week of Aug 30 - Sept 5, 2013
It's that time of year again: Fashion Week ushers in a new set of trends, athletes compete at the US Open and the Burning Man festival brings thousands of people to the desert in this week in photos.
twip-130905-ss-003Nguyen Ho Thuy Tien of the Vietnam Thank Long Water Puppet Theatre performs a solo show called "Vietnam in Puppets" as part of the World Puppet Carnival at the National Museum in Jakarta, Indonesia. The World Puppet Carnival 2013 features 64 performances with wayangs, puppets, and marionettes from 46 countries. 960 1280
twip-130905-ss-005Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which starts at sundown on Wednesday. Leading up to Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, Jews offer prayers of repentance and ask God to forgive their sins in a daily prayer service called Slichot. 960 1280
twip-130905-ss-008The Man burns during the Burning Man 2013 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. The federal government issued a permit for 68,000 people from all over the world to gather at the sold out festival, which is celebrating its 27th year, to spend a week in the remote desert cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. 960 1280
twip-130905-ss-010A visitor takes a picture in front of the installation "Collosseo" by Russian artist Victor Sachivko on the first day of the 10th International Museum Biennale "The Love of Space" at the Museum Centre in the Russian Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Modern artists from France, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, the United States, Japan, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia participated in this biennale -- one of largest and oldest modern arts project in Russia. 960 1280
twip-130905-ss-011A player from Tiffany team (L) fights for the ball with a player from Mercedes-Benz Thailand team at the annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament in the resort town of Hua Hin, some 99 miles south of Bangkok. A total of 16 international teams and 51 Thai elephants are participating in the tournament that runs from August 28 to September 1, 2013. 960 1280
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