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Thangka Festival held in Tibet

Guzang Festival

Tibetan operas staged during Shoton Festival

Tibetan New Year 2011
Spring rite
Visitors to Inner Mongolia autonomous region will probably not understand the spirit of Mongolian ethnic group without seeing the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan in Ejin Horo Banner, Ordos.
Ethnic festival worships fire god
Axi people dressed as their ancestors dance during a ritual ceremony in Hongwan village of Mile county, Yunan province, March 14, 2013.
Muslims in NW China celebrate Corban festival
Muslims in northwest China celebrated the annual Corban Festival on Thursday.
Qiang ethnic group celebrates New Year
People from the Qiang ethnic group throw the winner of a traditional game up into the air in celebration of the Qiang New Year on Wednesday, in Beichuan, Sichuan province.
Ethnic Miao people celebrate Guzang Festival
A procession of ethnic Miao women drink the threshold wine upon their entrance into the village, for a frolic celebration of the Guzang Festival, at the Yangfang Village, Taijiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 8, 2009.
Mekong River Basin cultural festival opens
"Mekong River (called Lancang in China) Basin National Culture and Arts Festival" opens in Jinghong city, southwest China's Yunnan province, Nov 27, 2012.
Beijing hosts launch of Urumqi ski festival
The launch ceremony of the 2012 Silk Road Ski Festival in Urumqi was held in Beijing on Wednesday.
Water Splashing Festival celebrated in Yunnan
No other ethnic group in China is more passionate about water than the Dai people in Yunnan Province.
Hunters depict their past in folk dance
Local people perform Oroqen folk dance, depicting preparations to go hunting, in Jiayin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, July 26, 2012.
Ethnic groups celebrate sporting festivals
Ethnic groups celebrate sporting festivals.
Large Thangka on display
Tibetan Buddhists and tourists view a huge Thangka, a religious silk embroidery or painting displaying the Buddha portrait, during the Shoton Festival in Lhasa.
Muslims in NW China celebrate Corban festival
Muslims in northwest China celebrated the annual Corban Festival on Thursday.
The wild and wooly world of goat grabbing
Competitors of a goat grabbing game try to grab the carcass of a headless white goat or calf, usually below two years old, from the ground while riding on a horseback and pitch it across a goal line or into a target circle.
I'm counting down to the Spring Festival Gala
The chilling weather is making me think about the beginning of another year and, for me, the countdown has begun to the launch of the Spring Festival Gala.
Oroqens celebrate Fire God Festival
The Oroqen ethnic minority, with a population of about 8,000, is the third smallest of the 55 ethnic minorities in China. During their festival, they sing songs, dance around bonfires and participate in traditional ethnic sports.

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