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Photos of Shoton Festival

By Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2016-09-14

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Photo taken on Sep. 1 shows the Buddha Thangka display at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. A large number of believers and tourists came to see this huge Thangka Buddha portrait.

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Photo shows the 10th Namtso International Trekking Ceremony that were held from Sep. 2 to 3. More than 60 hikers from Beijing, Hongkong, Chongqing and other places gathered at Tashi Island. Most of participants finished this hiking, although they suffered altitude sickness at an average elevation of over 4,700 meters. 41-year-old Cheng Jingbo coming from Chongqing is the first one reaching the finishing line, who takes 2 hours and 40 minutes.

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The 4th Tibetan Opera Competition and the 5th Tibetan Opera Show were held at NorbuLingka and Dzongyablukhang Park from Sep. 1 to 7. Seven excellent folk Tibetan opera teams from Lhasa, Shigatse and Shannan took part in this Tibetan Opera Show, attracting lots of citizens and tourists.

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