Young Buddhist novices attend a dance festival as part of Tibetan New Year celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, South Korean high school seniors clad in traditional attire bow during a joint graduation and coming-of-age ceremony in Seoul.

Thousands of students and faculty from the Catholic-run St. Scholastica’s College in Manila, Philippines, flash No. 1 sign at the end of a mass dance performance as part of a campaign to combat violence against women and children on Valentine’s Day.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, South Korean seniors clad in traditional attire bow during a joint graduation and coming-of-age ceremony at Dongmyung Girls' High School in Seoul South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, South Korean seniors clad in traditional attire bow during a joint graduation and coming-of-age ceremony at Dongmyung Girls’ High School in Seoul South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, thousands of students and faculty from the Catholic-run St. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, thousands of students and faculty from the Catholic-run St. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Chinese travelers wait for their trains at a railway station in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Chinese travelers wait for their trains at a railway station in Hangzhou in east China’s Zhejiang province. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
In this Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, file photo, fire dragon dancers perform under a shower of sparks from molten iron during a temple fair at the Happy Valley amusement park in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
In this Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, file photo, fire dragon dancers perform under a shower of sparks from molten iron during a temple fair at the Happy Valley amusement park in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, thousands of Hindu pilgrims take a ritualistic dip on the auspicious day of Basant Panchami at Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, during the Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, thousands of Hindu pilgrims take a ritualistic dip on the auspicious day of Basant Panchami at Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, during the Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Naga Sadhus or naked holy men arrive in a procession for a dip at Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers during Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Naga Sadhus or naked holy men arrive in a procession for a dip at Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers during Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, a paramilitary policeman stands guard outside the Tiananmen Gate as snow falls in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, a paramilitary policeman stands guard outside the Tiananmen Gate as snow falls in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, The Arpit Palace Hotel is reflected in a puddle after an early morning fire at the hotel killed more than a dozen people in the Karol Bagh neighborhood of New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, The Arpit Palace Hotel is reflected in a puddle after an early morning fire at the hotel killed more than a dozen people in the Karol Bagh neighborhood of New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, New Zealand's Shane Young, left, and Austin Arnett of the U. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)
In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, New Zealand’s Shane Young, left, and Austin Arnett of the U. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)

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