Exhibition showcases Tibetan folk culture in Lhasa

Costumes of people in Lhasa on display, June 18, 2023. [Photo by Li Ping/chinadaily.com.cn]

An exhibition at the Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, offers a glimpse into the unique folk culture of Tibet.

Titled People Closest to the Sun - An Exhibition on Tibetan Folk Culture, the exhibit features over 700 pieces (sets) of items in a hall spanning 2,737 square meters, immersing visitors in the essence of Tibetan culture.

A princess consort's splendid attire in Burang, Tibet. [Photo by Li Ping/chinadaily.com.cn]

Among the highlights are traditional folk costumes, daily life utensils, items showcasing various production methods, and art pieces depicting local events and festivals.

By delving into the exhibition, visitors will gain a deeper understanding of Tibetan culture, as well as the richness and diversity of Chinese culture in general.

Folk costumes in Qamdo, Tibet. [Photo by Li Ping/chinadaily.com.cn]

A visitor looks at folk costumes on display, June 18, 2023. [Photo by Li Ping/chinadaily.com.cn]

A thangka painting depicting local wedding customs. [Photo by Li Ping/chinadaily.com.cn]