Tibet’s Wine Culture

  Wine culture of a nation goes far beyond the alcohol itself: the ritual, the wine set, the toasting song, each stems from but transcends the drinking material, and above all, the making of wine. Tibetan wine brewing history traces back to the Tang Dynasty when Princess Wencheng brought Han winemaking technology to the ancient…

February 18, 2014 BY Kunga

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Tibet to Be Hit by Snow in Coming 3 days

  Statistics from National Metrological Center of China shows snow and sleet are expected to hit southern and eastern parts of southwestern China’s Tibet in the coming three days. Besides, a heavy rainstorm is forecasted in the southwestern part of Tibet with a sharp temperature drop. However, Tibet after snow is so breathing-taking, isn’t it?

February 17, 2014 BY Kunga

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Stray Dogs Pass the First Warm Winter in Lhasa

  Mari, a street dog living in the Lhasa Stray Dog Adoption Center of Tibet, is wandering around the big yard without haste, eating foods provided by the staff and bathing in the sunshine. Mari has enjoyed a happy life filled with concern and love that it maybe never experienced before. Mari in Tibetan language…

February 17, 2014 BY Kunga

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Fried Tibetan Doughnut Hot in Tibet

  As 2014 Losar approaches, fried Tibetan doughnut becomes a heat at the food department in supermarkets in Lhasa. As a ritual New Year dessert, it remains a loving pet for both sellers and buyers. Fried Tibetan doughnut, known as “Kasai” in Tibetan, is a traditional Tibetan dessert made of flour and butter. Fried in…

February 14, 2014 BY Kunga

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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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