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Chushur County celebrates Ongkor Festival
    Date:08-21-2017 Source:chinatibetnews.com Author:Zhi Xinghua    

 

Aug. 21, 2017 -- Photo shows the scene of horse racing which is a traditional activity celebrated during Ongkor Festival. [Photo/China Tibet News]

Aug. 21, 2017 -- Rcently, the annual Ongkor Festival was held in Sertar Village, Dagar Town, Chushur County, Lhasa City, Tibet Autonomous Region. Ongkormeans "surrounding the farmland" in Tibetan language.

Dressed in festive costumes, by holding horse racing and dancing Guozhuang (a traditional Tibetan dance),villagers celebrated the festival to pray for a good harvest.

 

 

Aug. 21, 2017 -- A horse racing player is showing the Hada (a piece of silk used as a greeting gift) that he has just picked up. [Photo/China Tibet News]

 
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