Pictures of the Week (Jan. 26 – Feb. 1)

FIS Snowboard World Championships Snowboardcross

Quebec, Canada – Shinya Momono (JPN) during the FIS Snowboard World Championships Men’s Snowboardcross event in Stoneham, Quebec, Canada, January 26, 2013. (Photo by Hiroyuki Sato/AFLO)

32nd Hokkaido Curling Championships.

Hokkaido, Japan – Mari Motohashi (LS Kitami), during the 32nd Hokkaido Curling Championships Women’s event at Dogin Curling Stadium in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, January 31, 2013. (Photo by Hitoshi Mochizuki/AFLO)

Ricki-Lee Special Live in Harajuku

Tokyo, Japan – Ricki-Lee appears for the special live event at Harajuku ASTRO HALL in Tokyo, Japan, January 30, Ricki-Lee visits Japan and promote her album ”Ricki-Lee”. She visited nail salon for her nails ”I love Japan” and ate yakiniku. Her favorite meat part is harami, which is a skirt steak. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/Nippon News)

Carly Rae Jepsen's Japan Tour Begins

Tokyo, Japan – Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen reacts on stage with Japan’s local mascot characters before her concert at Akasaka BLITZ in Tokyo, Japan, on February 1, 2013. (Photo by AFLO)