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Tibetans prepare to celebrate New Year

2011-03-04 09:56:39 GMT2011-03-04 17:56:39(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Tibetans buy decorative materials at a local market in Lhasa, capital city of China's southwest Tibet autonomous region, to celebrate the upcoming Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Mar 5, 2011. The Tibetans celebrate the New Year according to the Tibetan calendar. Losar is celebrated for 15 days, with the main celebrations on the first three days according to Tibetan customs. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A Tibetan woman buy folk clothes at a mall in Lhasa, capital city of China's southwest Tibet autonomous region, to celebrate the upcoming Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Mar 5, 2011. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A Tibetan child tries on new clothes in a shop in Lhasa, capital city of China's southwest Tibet autonomous region, to celebrate the upcoming Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Mar 5, 2011. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A Tibetan girl lights up a firework during the night on Mar 3, in Lhasa, capital city of China's southwest Tibet autonomous region, to celebrate the upcoming Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Mar 5, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tibetans got prepared in Lhasa, capital city of China's southwest Tibet autonomous region, to celebrate the upcoming Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Mar 5, 2011. The Tibetans celebrate the New Year according to the Tibetan calendar. Losar is celebrated for 15 days, with the main celebrations on the first three days according to Tibetan customs.

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