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Lhasa celebrates Shoton Festival

By Source:Xinhua 2017-08-23


A large thangka painting of the Buddha is exhibited at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 21, 2017. Buddhists and believers thronged Lhasa for the start of the traditional Shoton Festival. The Shoton Festival, also known as the Yogurt Banquet Festival, is a week-long gala held since the 11th century. (Xinhua/Liu Dongjun)

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