Art Show to Be Performed in Lhasa During Losar

  A free art show will be performed in the Dzongyab Lukhang Park of Lhasa, capital of Tibet, on the first day of Losar. A total of 12 programs will be presented by the Tibetan Opera Troupe to the public for one and a half hours. All the programs, including Tibetan opera, short play, song…

February 14, 2014 BY Kunga

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Tibetan New Year Shopping Carnival on the Way

  To further stimulate consumption for people’s livelihood, and to promote a healthy and steady development of Tibet’s economy, Lhasa’s first “Losar Tibetan New Year Shopping Carnival” will be organized jointly by Lhasa Business Bureau and Tibet Media Group over 2014 Losar Tibetan New Year holiday which will fall in early March of 2014.

February 13, 2014 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Language’s Vigor and Vitality in New Era

  Tibetan language has gained vigor and vitality as more and more people from home and abroad got involved in the study and use of it. In the last winter, the Tibet Library opened the lecture on Tibetan language knowledge delivered by experts, which got a strong social response and attracted more than 120 students.…

February 13, 2014 BY Kunga

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Cultural Performance Held in Tibetan Village

  Girls perform traditional Tibetan dance in Maizhokunggar County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 10, 2014. Over 100 artists offer a splendid cultural feast including Tibetan opera and dance to local farmers and herdsmen in Maizhokunggar County. During the Spring Festival, various art troupes have given art performances in rural…

February 12, 2014 BY Kunga

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Potala Palace at Dawn

  The Potala Palace at dawn, shot on the Chakpori Hill, Lhasa. Situated in the red hills of Lhasa, the Potala Palace is considered as the pearl of Tibet. It combines the functions of a palace, castle and temple into one magnificent building. In 1961, the Potala Palace became designated as one of the first…

February 12, 2014 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Tea Pots-Necessity of Daily Life in Tibet

  A bowl of highland barley wine or a cup of buttered tea is the first greeting from Tibetan people for visitors to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Being an essential drink of Tibetans, buttered tea symbolizes both local life and folk culture. Thus tea pots and kettles also become livelihood necessities in Tibet. The various buttered…

February 11, 2014 BY Kunga

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Qinghai-Tibet Railway Delivers Record High Passengers

  The Qinghai-Tibet Railway has delivered around 7.51 million passengers and 40.49 million tons of cargos in the previous year. In 2013, new management mechanisms and transportation modes were applied in order to gear up the efficiency of the railway operation, according to the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company. The enhanced transportation capacity, for both passengers and…

February 11, 2014 BY Kunga

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Lakes You MUST Go in Tibet

  There are 1,500 lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau scattering around the snowy mountains like pearls at the altitude of 4,100 to 4,900 meters. They cover an area of 241.83 square kilometers, accounting for one third of the total areas of lakes in China. Among them, the Namtso Lake, the Lake Manasarovar and the Yamdroktso…

February 10, 2014 BY Kunga

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Tibet Sees Record Spring Festival Tourist Numbers

  Tibet Autonomous Region received a record 230,000 tourists during the just-ended Spring Festival holiday. The number of visitors from home and abroad to the plateau land over the week-long holiday, which ended on Thursday, grew 7.81 percent year on year, with tourism revenues increasing 13.3 percent to 185 million yuan (30.5 million U.S. dollars).

February 10, 2014 BY Kunga

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More Tourists Spend Chinese New Year in Lhasa

  In recent years, a growing number of tourists prefer to spend in the Chinese lunar New Year in Lhasa, capital city of Tibet. Every year since the New Year’s Eve, the hotels, big or small, are full of tourists from different corners of China.

February 8, 2014 BY Kunga

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