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Tibetan Culture Heritage

Tibetan Culture Heritage

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Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has long been known as the sea of songs and dances. Tibetans have also been reputed as an excellent ethnic group good at singing and dancing. During Tibetan Festivals, you can encounter all the locals dancing and singing together, whether boys or girls, young or old, men or women. Circle-dance, a typical kind of Tibetan dances, prevails in Tibet Autonomous Region, which is named as Guozhuang Dance in Qamdo, Zhuoxie Dance in Lhasa and Shannan, Duixie Dance in Shigatse.

In addition, Tibetan Opera, Heroic Epic-King Gesar and Tibetan music also draw great attention of tourists at home and abroad.

Understanding the importance of Tibetan music

Understanding the importance of Tibetan music

Tibetan music needs to be explored in your lifetime. There is something very unique about it, even more so when you are actually in the vicinity of a Tibetan party or live show. There are, of course, different sounds when it comes to Tibetan styles of music, which you will find in this article.

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Tibetan Opera

Tibetan Opera

Travel guide for Tibet Tours, focusing on Tibetan Opera that is very popular in Tibet and employs songs, dances, chants and drama to tell stories. Shoton Festival is a special festive occasion of Tibetan Opera.

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Tibetan Heroic Epic - King Gesar

Tibetan Heroic Epic - King Gesar

King Gesar is a heroic epic created by the Tibetans from a collection of ancient legends, myths, verses, proverbs and various other folk cultures of Tibet. Originating via folk oral traditions, King Gesar was passed down from generation to generation orally in a combination of song and narration for over 1,000 years.

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Plots of King Gesar - Tibetan Epic

Plots of King Gesar - Tibetan Epic

This page is about the plots of King Gesar, a famous Tibetan epic, including birth of Gesar, how did Gesar become the King of Tibet and what he had done.

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Guozhuang Dance - Tibetan Dance

Guozhuang Dance - Tibetan Dance

Guozhuang means singing and dancing in a circle, homophonic with Guoxie in Tibetan language. It originated from the form by which Tibetans danced around a campfire, all the time. This dance has been with the Tibetan ethnic group throughout their history.

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Zhuoxie Dance

Zhuoxie Dance

Zhuoxie is a kind of public dance with a long-handle oval drum tied to one's waist, popular in Lhasa and rural Shannan areas. While dancing, the drummer will beat the drum with two curved drumsticks. Zhuoxie means song and dance in Tibetan language.

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Large-Scale Tibetan Natural Lyrics : Happiness on the Way

Large-Scale Tibetan Natural Lyrics : Happiness on the Way

Approaching Tibet, you are approaching harmony and happiness. Leaving Tibet, you take happiness with you on the way. Recalling Tibet above the bright clouds. The long way to happiness stretches far beyond, and the eulogy song for happiness flies forever.

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Duixie Dance - Tibetan Tap Dance

Duixie Dance - Tibetan Tap Dance

Duixie is a popular folk dance in rural areas of western Tibet. In Tibetan language, Dui means 'upper' or 'highland', referring to the round dance popular in rural areas of Ngamring, Dingri, Lhatse, and Sagya counties on the upper reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River, while Xie means 'songs.'

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