Offbeat Pictures of The Week - April 16

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A ten-meter-long giant torches are lit during the 'Taimatsu Festival'... News PhotoBestof,Bestpix,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Offbeat,Ohmihachiman,Shiga Prefecture,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2014 The Asahi ShimbunOMIHACHIMAN, JAPAN - APRIL 14: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) A ten-meter-long giant torches are lit during the 'Taimatsu (Torch) Festival' as a part of the Hachiman Festival at Himure Shrine on April 14, 2014 in Omihachiman, Shiga, Japan. The festival has more than 1,200 years history, to pray the good harvest and people's health. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)