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Tibet publishes rare books of King Gesar epic

Tibet publishes rare books of King Gesar epic

Four more books on the Epic of King Gesar have been published, as part of efforts to preserve the 1,000-year-old epic, according to researchers in Tibet Autonomous Region.

Pema Tibetan's unique costumes on display

Pema Tibetan's unique costumes on display

Photo shows costumes in relation to the Pema Tibetan are displayed at an exhibition held at the CulturalPalaceofNationalities in Beijing, capital of China, from Feb. 23 to 28.

Reading during holiday becomes fashionable in Lhasa

Reading during holiday becomes fashionable in Lhasa

Major bookstores and libraries in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China's Tibet, remain open during the Spring Festival Tibetan New Year holiday, while students their parents will choose to read favorite books ..

Traditional equestrian performance held to celebrate New Year

Traditional equestrian performance held to celebrate New Year

During the Tibetan New Year holiday, a traditional equestrian performance was held to celebrate in northern suburbs of Lhasa, capital city southwest China's Tibet, on Feb. 18, third day first month lunar ..

Tibetans celebrate double New Year

Tibetans celebrate double New Year

As Chinese celebrate traditional Lunar New Year, the most important festival of a year, Tibetans are even happier as Tibetan Year coincides with Spring Festival this year. ..

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 ..