The Week in Photos: From Lion Dancers in Taiwan to a Peace Declaration in Korea - Pacific Standard

The Week in Photos: From Lion Dancers in Taiwan to a Peace Declaration in Korea

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
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Lion dancers perform at Jenn Lann Temple during festivities marking the end of the nine-day Mazu Pilgrimage, on April 22nd, 2018, in Dajia near Taichung, Taiwan. The annual Mazu Pilgrimage begins at Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung and sees around 200,000 pilgrims walk up to 12 hours each day for nine days carrying a statue of Chinese sea goddess Mazu in a sedan chair. The journey covers around 350 kilometers, much of it through mountainous and rugged terrain, and visits more than 100 temples before returning to Taichung.

Lion dancers perform at Jenn Lann Temple during festivities marking the end of the nine-day Mazu Pilgrimage, on April 22nd, 2018, in Dajia near Taichung, Taiwan. The annual Mazu Pilgrimage begins at Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung and sees around 200,000 pilgrims walk up to 12 hours each day for nine days carrying a statue of Chinese sea goddess Mazu in a sedan chair. The journey covers around 350 kilometers, much of it through mountainous and rugged terrain, and visits more than 100 temples before returning to Taichung.

Lions play in their enclosure at the Thoiry Zoo and Park, in Thoiry, west of Paris, on April 23rd, 2018.

Lions play in their enclosure at the Thoiry Zoo and Park, in Thoiry, west of Paris, on April 23rd, 2018. 

Members of the Munduruku tribe leave the Acampamento Terra Livre (Free Land Camp) in Brazil to protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on April 24th, 2018, against a proposed dam on their land.

Members of the Munduruku tribe leave the Acampamento Terra Livre (Free Land Camp) in Brazil to protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on April 24th, 2018, against a proposed dam on their land.

In this photo illustration of the litecoin, ripple and ethereum cryptocurrency "altcoins" sit arranged for a photograph beside a smartphone displaying the current price chart for ethereum on April 25th, 2018, in London, England. Cryptocurrency markets began to recover this month following a massive crash during the first quarter of 2018, seeing more than $550 billion wiped from the total market capitalization.

In this photo illustration of the litecoin, ripple and ethereum cryptocurrency "altcoins" sit arranged for a photograph beside a smartphone displaying the current price chart for ethereum on April 25th, 2018, in London, England. Cryptocurrency markets began to recover this month following a massive crash during the first quarter of 2018, seeing more than $550 billion wiped from the total market capitalization.

Women are reflected in a puddle as they walk across the Red Square in Moscow on April 26th, 2018.

Women are reflected in a puddle as they walk across the Red Square in Moscow on April 26th, 2018.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) pose for photographs after signing the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity, and Unification of the Korean Peninsula during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House on April 27th, 2018, in Panmunjom, South Korea. Kim and Moon met at the border for the third-ever Inter-Korean summit talks after the 1945 division of the peninsula, and first since 2007 between then President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea and Leader Kim Jong-il of North Korea.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) pose for photographs after signing the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity, and Unification of the Korean Peninsula during the Inter-Korean Summit at the Peace House on April 27th, 2018, in Panmunjom, South Korea. Kim and Moon met at the border for the third-ever Inter-Korean summit talks after the 1945 division of the peninsula, and first since 2007 between then President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea and Leader Kim Jong-il of North Korea. 

Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.

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