KATHMANDU, April 15, 2014 - Girls from Newar Community perform during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2014. The pole is believed to protect from all natural calamities and evils and is erected by Newars to celebrate the festival during the Nepali New year.

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Local children sit on the chariot of Bhairav near the erected long wooden pole during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2014.

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Hindu women offer prayers to chariot of Bhairav near the erected long wooden pole during a celebration of traditional Bisket Jatra Festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2014.

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Local devotees gather near the erected long wooden pole to celebrate the traditional Bisket Jatra Festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, April 14, 2014.

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