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Yogurt Festival starts in Tibet

2 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Celebrations for the traditional Shoton Festival, or Yogurt Festival, began in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region Saturday.
This year's event will feature the traditional "sunning of the Buddha" ceremonies, with huge Thangka paintings bearing the image of the Buddha displayed on the hillsides near the Drepung and Sera monasteries, as well as Tibetan opera performances, horse riding performances and an ethnic costume show.
"My family and I arrived here at 4 a.m., and we are heading to Sera Monastery to watch the Thangka painting after paying tribute here," said...
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