Home > Custom > Festival
From: China Tibet Online 2010-12-21 13:17:00
by: Lily Dong
Text size
Dama Festival in Gyangze

Local kids compete in a horse race, photo from Tibet Daily.

Local kids compete in a horse race, photo from Tibet Daily.

The Dama Festival has been celebrated as a traditional ethnic festival with more than a history of 500 years in Gyangze County, Shigatse Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region.

The festival is conventionally held from April 10 to 28 on Tibetan calendar and the local people regard it as an entertainment activity in summer.

Commodity trade fairs and various entertaining events such as horse and yak racing, archery, push-and-pull and so on are hosted on the festival, which offers local people a good opportunity to meet friends and share information.

[editor : ]
Related Stories
· Dama Festival in Gyangze
  Most Popular
  • Asia's holiest mountain to see highest charity race ...
  • Tibetan Buddhism among Mosuo people
  • Railway to Tibet stands safety, environment tests
  • Nearly 20,000 Tibetan antelopes return to Hoh Xil
  • Former Tibetan serfs become millionaires
  • New Beijing-Tibet expressway project approved
  • Tibet builds national parks to woo international sig...
  • Tibet's import-export value in 2010 hits decade high
  •   CAPDTC News
  • CAPDTC hosts New Year reception
  • 11th Panchen Erdeni Qoigyi Gyibo donates and prays f...
  • Top Chinese political advisor meets attendees at CPA...
  • Top political advisor stresses protection of Tibetan...
  • Overseas Chinese urged to introduce Tibet in foreign...
  • CAPDTC: Newly-elected directors vow to protect Tibet...
  • Representatives at 2nd Conference of CAPDTC
  • New leadership elected in CAPDTC Executive Council
  •   Latest News
  • Life expectancy in Tibet nearly doubled over last si...
  • Tibetan culture closely tied with Han culture
  • Thangka embroidery of Khampa ethnic group
  • Gaze into new township
  • Lhoka local government trains unemployed with hand-s...
  • People amazed by great changes in Tibet over past 60...
  • Blooming flowers decorate Lhasa
  • Books released to mark Tibet's peaceful liberation
  •   Lesson Six: Family
      Hello, Everyone! Welcome to Learning Tibetan. In this lesson, we will learn some new words and sentences about family.
    About Us
    Contact Us
    Site Map
    Legal Warning
    Copyright © China Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture ( CAPDTC )