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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 ..

Two new dramas discovered in Tibet

Two new dramas discovered in Tibet

In 2017, the Tibet Autonomous Region Institute of Art began to conduct a census local operatic drama in region. After year collecting data, two new operas, Bagong Opera and Sherpamani Opera, were discovered. Up ..

Intangible cultural heritage workshops open in Tibet

Intangible cultural heritage workshops open in Tibet

Tibetans in poverty-stricken areas will have a chance to make their way out through traditional craftsmanship, since 10 workshops were set up Saturday the county of Nyemo southwest China's Tibet Autonomous ..

Tibet creates realistic thematic Tibetan opera stage drama

Tibet creates realistic thematic Tibetan opera stage drama

Reporters learned from the Tibet Autonomous Region Tibetan Drama Troupe on February 26 that newly-made realistic thematic opera stage drama Plateau Spring Thunder, which reflects contrasts between New and Old ..

Li Zuixiong: 18 trips to Tibet to save murals

Li Zuixiong: 18 trips to Tibet to save murals

Li Zuixiong, born in 1941, has worked for more than 50 years on education, research, and project management of cave mural paintings ancient architecture relics. He led 40-plus major research international ..

Yak butter flowers bloom on Lantern Festival

Yak butter flowers bloom on Lantern Festival

On February 19th, the fifteenth day of first month both Tibetan and lunar calendar, is known as Lantern Festival in Chinese tradition. This also last Spring Festival. Then, how do Tibetans spend their time on this ..