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Blood donation facilities introduced into Tibet

Blood donation facilities introduced into Tibet

A set of platelet collection facilities have been introduced into southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Blood donors started to use the donate platelets on Wednesday. ..

“Most Beautiful Yarlung Yak” beauty contest kicks off

“Most Beautiful Yarlung Yak” beauty contest kicks off

Recently, an event named “Most Beautiful Yarlung Yak” beauty contest kicked off in Lhoka city, southwest China’s Tibet. The was the first one of such kind Lhoka, which milking yaks from various counties and ..

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. ..

Full moon seen in Lhasa on Mid-Autumn Festival

Full moon seen in Lhasa on Mid-Autumn Festival

On the evening of September 14, bright moon hungs over Lhasa, “city sunlight” in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, attracting locals and tourists to Jokhang Temple Square, Dzongyab Lukhang Park, ..

Sheep show held in China's Tibet

Sheep show held in China's Tibet

Sheep show, or sheep counting, is a traditional activity at pastoral areas in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. During the herdsmen showcase and count number of their sheep. They also pick out ..

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. ..

Tibetan opera performed during Shoton Festival

Tibetan opera performed during Shoton Festival

Photo shows the Tibetan opera is performed in Norbulingka Park Lhasa, capital city of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The annual traditional holidays——Shoton Festival, also known as Yogurt ..

An ancient kingdom and its modern-day protector

An ancient kingdom and its modern-day protector

Every year, about 100,000 people visit the ruins of a mysterious ancient kingdom in western Tibet. Most are tourists who pass through briefly, but not Basang Cering.

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. ..

Artists perform Tibetan Opera at festival

Artists perform Tibetan Opera at festival

Tibetan Opera Shows, a part of the annual Shoton, or Yogurt Festival, attracted tourists and locals on Monday to Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region.

Incense brings sweet smell of success

Incense brings sweet smell of success

The village, Thonda, which is in the Thonba township of Nyemo county and is alongside the Yarlung Zangpo River, is renowned for its 1,300-year history of incense production.