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Welcome New Year with making incenses

Welcome New Year with making incenses

Losang Wangdu and his family are busy with making Tibetan incenses to meet the booming market demand during holidays as New Year Spring Festival that fall on same day Feb. 16 this year arriving. ..

Butter sculpture: traditional Tibetan handicraft

Butter sculpture: traditional Tibetan handicraft

Losar, or the Tibetan New Year, is drawing near, and butter sculptures are being sold at Year's market of Lhasa, capital city southwest China's Tibet. The art making one shining pearls traditional han ..

Introduction to Tibetan tea

Introduction to Tibetan tea

As the saying goes, "It is better to not have meat for three days than tea one." Tibetan a typical kind of Chinese tea. After centuries historical accretion, has formed its own unique flavor and cultural charm. ..

Farmers' New Year celebrated in China's Tibet

Farmers' New Year celebrated in China's Tibet

Villagers dance to celebrate farmers' New Year in Chusong Village of Nyarixung Township in Xigaze City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 17, 2018.

Tibetan New Year traditions

Tibetan New Year traditions

​This year's Tibetan New Year (also known as Losar) and the Spring Festival fall on the same day, February 16th. What are the traditions for the Tibetan New Year?

Tibetan thangka painting on show in Beijing

Tibetan thangka painting on show in Beijing

Thangka, a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton or silk appliqué, is the treasure in traditional Chinese art. It usually depicts deity, scene, mandala. In 2006, thangka was among first to be included National ..

3D printed Buddhist statues displayed in east China

3D printed Buddhist statues displayed in east China

Thanks to 3D printing technology, three reproductions of Buddhist statues in the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site, are being displayed eastern coastal city Qingdao. ..

1,424 historical and cultural sites protected in China's Tibet

1,424 historical and cultural sites protected in China's Tibet

Photo taken on April 26, 2017 shows the Sagya Monastery in Shigatse Prefecture southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. So far there are 1,424 historical and cultural sites being protected at different levels ..

Photography exhibition on ecology displayed on plateau

Photography exhibition on ecology displayed on plateau

The first Qinghai-Tibet plateau original green industry development forum and a photography exhibition with 165 photographs displayed on the natural environment of northwest China's Qinghai Province, ..

Tibetans celebrate Kongpo New Year

Tibetans celebrate Kongpo New Year

According to the Tibetan calendar, Sunday is first day of Kongpo New Year in Nyingchi area. Thanks timely rescue efforts, celebration among locals went smoothly as planned. ..