AP PHOTOS: Festivals around the world

By The Associated Press | September 21, 2013 | 4:34 PM EDT

A Hindu devotee arrives on a truck to participate in the immersion of idols of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha in the River Yamuna in New Delhi on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. The immersion marks the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of the Hindu God of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)

AP highlights the best photos from festivals held around the world this week. This collection includes revelers celebrating at the Holi Festival of Colors in Lisbon, rounds of beer at Oktoberfest in Munich, devotees participating in Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in India and more.


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