1 / 14

Dancers in body paint wait to take part in a performance during festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of Onam in Kochi

Dancers in body paint wait to take part in a performance during festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of "Onam" in the southern Indian city of Kochi September 7, 2013. The ten-day-long Hindu festival is celebrated annually in India's southern coastal state of Kerala to commemorate the return of King Mahabali to his beloved subjects. REUTERS/Sivaram V (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Photos of the day - September 7, 2013

The best news photos of the day for September 7, 2013.