Pictures of the Week: March 29 – April 5

Culture Show, Impression Lijiang.
Diego Azubel—EPA
March 31, 2013. Local performers from the Naxi, Yi and Bai ethnic minorities performing the cultural production 'Impression Lijiang' beneath the 5596 m peak of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, China's Yunnan province. Created by internationally acclaimed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou, and performed at 3310 m above sea level the daily performance of song, dance, horse riding and story telling is the highest altitude production in the world.

From deadly clashes in the West Bank and flooding in Buenos Aires to March Madness and the highest altitude performance in the world, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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