epa11061580 Participants wave from a float during the Great Parade of the Blacks and Whites' Carnival in Pasto, Colombia, 06 January 2024. The city of Pasto kicked off the year with its traditional Blacks and Whites Carnival. The annual event is recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. This year's festivities take place between 02 and 08 January.  EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda