Picture News May 7, 2019

Ankara, Turkey, May 7 – A turkey men dance around a bonfire during a celebration marking arrival of spring with a traditional festival called Hidrellez on Monday. As part of celebrations of the seasonal festival, people threw their wish papers, pebble stones and olive branches to the sea in the Mediterranean province of Antalya and wished health, job, money, and love. Coinciding with the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, people threw papers with wishes written on them to Tunca River after getting pre-dawn meal of sahur before starting fasting in the northwestern province of Edirne. Photo courtesy of Anadolu
Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 7 – People release sky lanterns to mark the beginning of the Islamic Holy month of Ramadan in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photo courtesy of Samir Yordamoviç/nadolu Agency
Haian City, China, May 7 – A farmer arranges roses at a rose plantation in Shizhuang Village of Chengdong Township in Haian City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, May 5, 2019. In recent years, Shizhuang Village has been committed to developing rose planting industry as a way to boost people’s income. Photo courtesy of Xiang Zhonglin