Locals say the race is a celebration of the much revered animals, traditionally thought of as family members in this part of Vietnam. However, conservation groups are calling for an end to the festival, which they say is cruel and outdated.
Holi Festival, which signifies the triumph of good over evil, correlating with the passing of winter, usually takes place later in March in India. However, students in Dundee hosted the event early in order to fully celebrate the festival ahead of exams.
A sacred fire burning during the Hiwatari fire walking festival in a fire ritual called Saito Goma-ku at Yakuo-in temple in Takaosanguchi in Tokyo, Japan . Every year on the second Sunday of March Yamabushi Ascetic Monks, Worshipers and participants take part at a large open-air fire ritual at the foot of the Mount Takao in western region of the Tokyo walking barefoot over the hot coals.
The first week of Perform in Perth was brought to a close on Saturday with pipe bands, baton twirling and country dancing.
Perth youngsters have continued to impress judges at the annual Perform in Perth festival being held in the Fair City.
Police faced criticism in Holyrood for the way they handled a dog attack at a festival which left a 5-year-old girl disfigured.
More venues than ever have signed up to be a part of the UK's biggest multi-venue dance music event held in Dundee.
The world's only menopause festival will return to Perth in April.
Scottish music festival TRNSMT is to “hand over” the announcement of its latest line-up to fans online.
A US singer is offering fans the chance to join him on a rock and roll summer camp-style getaway in highland Perthshire - for up to £4,599 a ticket.