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Visitors participate in the annual water-splashing festival to mark the New Year of the Dai minority in Yunnan province, China on Tuesday. Last Sunday marked the beginning of the 1,376th New Year, according to the ethnic Dai minority calendar.

Tourists and Thai residents take part in a city-wide water fight during the Songkran water festival on April 14 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The festival marks the traditional Thai New Year and is celebrated by the throwing of water, a traditional sign of respect and well wishing.Taylor Weidman / Getty Images