Culture

Traditional Tibetan dress passed down well on the plateau

Traditional Tibetan dress passed down well on the plateau

As one of the traditional Tibetan dresses, Zaza dress in Comai County, Lhoka city has a long history. It is said that was made by emulating Princess Wencheng Tang Dynasty and been passed down today. ..

Shoton Festival: a cultural feast on plateau

Shoton Festival: a cultural feast on plateau

People in Lhasa celebrate the Shoton Festival at end of sixth month and beginning seventh Tibetan calendar every year. is a rich grand traditional festival. Regarding Shoton, everyone may have di ..

Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

Tibet celebrates Wangguo Festival with horse race

Farmers dressed in festive costumes take part a horse race to celebrate the Wangguo Festival at Sangda village Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, on Aug 2, 2020. ..

Traditional Burang clothes in SW China's Tibet

Traditional Burang clothes in SW China's Tibet

Burang clothes, traditional wearing in County of Ali, has a history more than 1,000 years. One suit may weigh about 25 kilograms because it is decorated with gold, silver, pearls and other jewels. ..

Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet a 'treasure'

Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet a 'treasure'

Sanskrit manuscripts from the Tibetan autonomous region are properly identified as "one of humanity's greatest treasures", an expert said at a cultural heritage event in Beijing last week. ..

Traditional dance helps reduce poverty in Shannan, Tibet

Traditional dance helps reduce poverty in Shannan, Tibet

Jiuhe Zhuo dance, originated in Qonggyai County of Shannan, has a history more than 1,300 years. It been favorite dancing form for local people Shannan to pray good luck since ancient times and was dubbed waist drum ..

Yak history one of Tibet culture training courses

Yak history one of Tibet culture training courses

A training program covering traditional Tibetan culture was held recently in Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, to help professionals the field of various cultures, local media reported. ..

Opera "Princess Wencheng" staged in Lhasa, Tibet

Opera "Princess Wencheng" staged in Lhasa, Tibet

A performer plays in "Princess Wencheng", an opera based on the life of a Tang Dynasty (618-907) princess, Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 1, 2020. ..

Traditional Tibetan musical resumes public performance

Traditional Tibetan musical resumes public performance

Actors perform a traditional Tibetan musical in Hailuowan theater, Xiahe county, Gannan autonomous prefecture of Northwest China's Gansu province, May 24, 2020. The resumed public performance under ..

Seeking fortune in Tibetan opera masks

Seeking fortune in Tibetan opera masks

Every day, a sense of tranquility pervades Tibetan artisan Shilok's yard, as his apprentices are busy crafting opera masks and other workers are sewing costumes and clothes.

Rare Tibetan classics go digital

Rare Tibetan classics go digital

More than 50 volumes of ancient books in the Tibet autonomous region have been converted into e-books for public reading through efforts Library Tibet, Xinhua News agency reported. ..

Tibet digitizes nearly 6TB of ancient documents

Tibet digitizes nearly 6TB of ancient documents

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has established a 5.94-TB database of ancient Tibetan documents and literature, with nearly 6,000 books surveyed registered in 2019, local authorities said. ..

Qinghai ethnic culture shines in Japan

Qinghai ethnic culture shines in Japan

A show featuring the Tibetan arts and culture of Northwest China’s Qinghai province was held in Niigata, Japan on Jan 16, kicking off 2020 Chinese New Year celebrations country. ..

Movie on Tibetan opera released in China

Movie on Tibetan opera released in China

The movie, titled Tibetan Opera of King Gesar, tells the story of 11-year-old Zadeh, who, fascinated by the epic of King Gesar, pursues his dream of becoming an opera singer.

Tibetan Opera sings through the ages

Tibetan Opera sings through the ages

Tibetan Opera was showcased at the recent China Theater Festival in Fuzhou, Fujian province. The art form was inscribed by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage 10 years ago.