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Shoton Festival celebration in Lhasa

2008-08-30 10:48:37 GMT2008-08-30 18:48:37 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

People perform at the opening ceremony of the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival celebration in on the Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Regional, August 30, 2008. Various activities will be held during the Shoton Festival such as Tangka Paintings display, dancings and Tibetan drama show etc. (Xinhua Photo)

Tibetan lamas carry a large tangka, a kind of scroll painting mounted on brocade with the image of Buddhist to be displayed at the opening ceremony of the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival celebration in Zhaibung Monastery in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Regional, August 30, 2008. Tangka Paintings display is one of the various activities held during the Shoton Festival.(Xinhua Photo)

A huge Buddhist image on a large tangka, a kind of scroll painting mounted on brocade,is being displayed at the opening ceremony of the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival celebration in Zhaibung Monastery in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Regional, August 30, 2008. Tangka Paintings display is one of the various activities held during the Shoton Festival.(Xinhua Photo)

People perform Tibetan drama at the opening ceremony of the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival celebration on the Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Regional, August 30, 2008. Various activities will be held during the Shoton Festival such as Tangka Paintings display, dancings and Tibetan drama show, etc.(Xinhua Photo)

A huge Buddhist image on a large tangka, a kind of scroll painting mounted on brocade,is being displayed at the opening ceremony of the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival celebration in Zhaibung Monastery in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Regional, August 30, 2008. Tangka Paintings display is one of the various activities held during the Shoton Festival.(Xinhua Photo)

People perform at the opening ceremony of the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival celebration in on the Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Regional, August 30, 2008. Various activities will be held during the Shoton Festival such as Tangka Paintings display, dancings and Tibetan drama show etc.

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