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Harvest Festival and Wool Culture Festival open in Tibet

Harvest Festival and Wool Culture Festival open in Tibet

The 2019 Tibet “Chinese Farmers Harvest Festival” and the Chanang County Wool Culture Festival both opened on morning of September 6 in County, Shannan City, southwest China's Autonomous Region. ..

Tibetan villagers celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Tibetan villagers celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

The air was chilly and the barley fields were colored with a golden autumnal palette on Wednesday as locals in Tibet autonomous region's Tsome village gathered for coming Mid-Autumn Festival. ..

Shoton Festival begins in Tibet

Shoton Festival begins in Tibet

Celebrations for the traditional Shoton Festival, or Yogurt Festival, began in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region Friday.

Yogurt Festival celebrated in Tibet

Yogurt Festival celebrated in Tibet

Thousands of Tibet autonomous region residents braved the rain to pay homage giant thangka -religious images embroidered in silk -to mark start annual Shoton, or Yogurt Festival, on Friday Lhasa, capital Tibet. ..

Tibet sees progress in preserving cultural relics

Tibet sees progress in preserving cultural relics

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region has witnessed sustainable development with its cultural relic preservation work over the past 60 years, according to region's bureau of relics on Monday. ..

2019 Lhasa Shoton Festival to hold nine events

2019 Lhasa Shoton Festival to hold nine events

The Tibet Autonomous Region Lhasa Municipal Government said on August 14 that the 2019 China Shoton Festival, or Yoghurt will be held in from 30 to September 5. ..

Gesar Horse Racing Festival held in Gansu

Gesar Horse Racing Festival held in Gansu

Recently, the 12th Gesar Horse Racing Festival kicked off at the Gesar Horse Racing Center in Maqu County in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Gansu Province.

Making a song and dance about it

Making a song and dance about it

Taking place across the ethnic Tibetan regions of China, traditional Guozhuang battles feature hundreds colorfully dressed performers singing in complex group styles a contest that can last for hours, if not ..

Norbulingka completes survey on 16,000 movable cultural relics

Norbulingka completes survey on 16,000 movable cultural relics

According to the Norbulingka Management Office in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on August 5 that has completed its census of more than 16,000 cultural relics including 25 first class national and 948 ..

Herdsmen milk sheep in Rutog County, China's Tibet

Herdsmen milk sheep in Rutog County, China's Tibet

Summer is a milking season for ewes in the Tibetan pasturing area. Herdsmen here chain up one by while them with buckets order, traditional way followed local herdsmen almost 1,000 years. As an important ..

Tibet relics to be exhibited in Beijing

Tibet relics to be exhibited in Beijing

Thousands of kilometers lie between the Forbidden City in Beijing, China's imperial palace complex from 1420 to 1911, and Tashihunpo Monastery Shigatse, Tibet autonomous region, built 1447 now seat Panchen ..

Collection of books on Tibetan epic released

Collection of books on Tibetan epic released

A new set of books, considered the most complete versions of the Tibetan epic King Gesar, was released Saturday at a book expo in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

Gansu Luqu staged 'Guozhuang'

Gansu Luqu staged 'Guozhuang'

A show with more than 10,000 dancers was staged July 25 at the opening ceremony of Luqu Guozhuang Dance Performance in county, Gannan Tibet autonomous prefecture Northwest China's Gansu province. ..

Tibetan-style dance performed on Asian Culture Carnival

Tibetan-style dance performed on Asian Culture Carnival

A kind of Tibetan-style dance “Duixie” was performed by a farmers' art troupe from Lhatse County, Shigatse City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region,on the opening ceremony Asian Culture Carnival on ..