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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 ..

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 ..

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 ..