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Tibetans celebrate Wangguo Festival

2010-08-04 05:55:49 GMT2010-08-04 13:55:49 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

A Tibetan rides a horse during the celebration of the annual Wangguo Festival at a village in southwestern Tibet autonomous region on August 3, 2010. Wangguo Festival originated as a religious festival during which farmers prayed for good harvests. The festival transformed into a celebration which includes horse-racing, physical competitions, singing and dancing and trading. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tibetans celebrate Wangguo Festival at a village in southwestern Tibet autonomous region on August 3, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tibetans celebrate Wangguo Festival at a village in southwestern Tibet autonomous region on August 3, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tibetans celebrate Wangguo Festival at a village in southwestern Tibet autonomous region on August 3, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A Tibetan rides a horse during the celebration of the annual Wangguo Festival at a village in southwestern Tibet autonomous region on August 3, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tibetans celebrate Wangguo Festival at a village in southwestern Tibet autonomous region on August 3, 2010. Wangguo Festival originated as a religious festival during which farmers prayed for good harvests. The festival transformed into a celebration which includes horse-racing, physical competitions, singing and dancing and trading.

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