Photographer Charles Fréger examines costumes and masks of folk festivals and traditions of 18 different countries in Europe in his series Wilder Mann.
The festival in the city of Sapporo on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, the Sapporo Snow Festival has been taking place since the early '80s and attracting millions of visitors.
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Held since 1963, the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival can last more than a month, depending on the weather.
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The most elaborate Thai lantern celebration is in Chiang Mai, thousands of hot-air lanterns launched into the night sky every year in November.