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Quguo Festival celebrated in Tibet

Posted on Jul 04, 2012 Xinhua


A man of Tibetan ethnic group beats drum in a ritual ceremony praying for blessing in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 3, 2012. Local people of Tibetan ethnic group celebrated the traditional Quguo Festival and prayed for a good harvest on Tuesday, which is the fifteenth day of the fifth month in Tibetan calendar. [Xinhua/Liu Kun]


Local residents walk around the fields in a ritual ceremony praying for blessing in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 3, 2012. Local people of Tibetan ethnic group celebrated the traditional Quguo Festival and prayed for a good harvest on Tuesday, which is the fifteenth day of the fifth month in Tibetan calendar. [Xinhua/Wen Tao]


Local residents walk around the fields in a ritual ceremony praying for blessing in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 3, 2012. Local people of Tibetan ethnic group celebrated the traditional Quguo Festival and prayed for a good harvest on Tuesday, which is the fifteenth day of the fifth month in Tibetan calendar. [Xinhua/Wen Tao]


Local residents toast with barley wine in a ritual ceremony in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 3, 2012. Local people of Tibetan ethnic group celebrated the traditional Quguo Festival and prayed for a good harvest on Tuesday, which is the fifteenth day of the fifth month in Tibetan calendar. [Xinhua/Liu Kun]


Local residents walk around the fields in a ritual ceremony praying for blessing in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 3, 2012. Local people of Tibetan ethnic group celebrated the traditional Quguo Festival and prayed for a good harvest on Tuesday, which is the fifteenth day of the fifth month in Tibetan calendar. [Xinhua/Liu Kun]


Local residents walk around the fields in a ritual ceremony praying for blessing in Donggar Village of Doilungdeqen County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 3, 2012. Local people of Tibetan ethnic group celebrated the traditional Quguo Festival and prayed for a good harvest on Tuesday, which is the fifteenth day of the fifth month in Tibetan calendar. [Xinhua/Wen Tao]



    


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