Opening of Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Fest

A street is decked with lanterns in the shape of "sancheoneo," mountain trout, in Hwacheon, 120 kilometers northeast of Seoul, on Jan.

Mitra Kotte plays piano in Tehran

Mitra Kotte, a 25-year-old Iranian-Austrian pianist who studies at Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien with Martin Hughes since 2012, is playing piano at Roudaki Hall in Tehran, Iran,

Tourism fair in Spain

Queen Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano of Spain (C) poses with performers during a visit to the South Korean booth at the 2020 FITUR international tourism fair in Madrid on Jan.

First couple's pre-holiday shopping

President Moon Jae-in (C) shakes hands with employees while shopping at an agricultural and fisheries market in Seoul on Jan. 23, 2020, the eve of the Jan.

Homecoming for Lunar New Year

A family, including two young children dressed in traditional Korean costume, arrives at Seoul Station to board a train bound for their hometown on Jan. 23, 2020, the eve of the Jan.

Istanbul Photo Awards announces jury for 2020 contest

The Jury members to judge entries in the sixth Istanbul Photo Awards -- an international news photography contest held by Turkey's leading Anadolu Agency -- were announced on Wednesday.

Pre-holiday etiquette lesson

Children learn how to give a traditional bow during an etiquette lesson at a daycare center in Daejeon, central South Korea, on Jan.

First lady with children

First Lady Kim Jung-sook (R) reads a fairy tale during a visit to a day care center in Seoul on Jan. 22, 2020. (Yonhap)

Baklava; Iranian pastry

Baklava is a kind of pastry that cooked in Iran. Baklava has different shapes in Iran such as rhombus, square and tubular. This delicious pastry is in a variety of flavors such as pistachio, walnut, almond, coconut, and caramel. This pastry is popular as a delicious dessert especially with tea.

Women at rugby contests across Iran

Women from different Iranian cities hold contest of beach rugby, in commemoration of martyrdom of Lt General Qasem Soleimani, in southern Iranian Island of Kish, January 19, 2020. IRNA