Experience Chinese New Year & Tibetan New Year together in the Early February, 2016!

08/01/2016
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Losar, the Tibetan New Year, is a three-day festival, during which there are many Tibetan ceremonies, like hanging prayer flags, sacred and folk dancing, and partying.

Qie Ma Boxes placed on the Potala Square

The Qie Ma Boxes placed on the Potala Square, which are used for expressing the wish of good harvest and auspiciousness in the coming new year.

In 2016, the Losar(Tibetan New Year) begins on February 8, which is one day after the Chinese Lunar New Year. So it is a rare chance to experience Chinese New Year and Tibetan New Year together if you go to visit Tibet in the early February.

Tibetan Cham Dance

The traditional Cham dance you might see in the New Year ceremony, which commemorates the struggle between good and evil.