Chinese embassy in Nepal to celebrate Earth Rat Tibetan Losar

2008-01-19 06:36:13 Xinhua English

KATHMANDU, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Embassy in Nepal is preparing a series of programs to celebrate the upcoming Earth Rat Tibetan Losar, embassy officials said Saturday.

In celebration of the Earth Rat Tibetan Losar, the Embassy is scheduled to host a New Year Reception on Jan. 22, 2008 in Nepali capital Kathmandu to extend season's greetings and sincere wishes to all Tibetan compatriots residing in Nepal.

This is the sixth Losar Reception held by the Chinese Embassy in Nepal and nearly 1000 Tibetan compatriots will be invited to celebrate the traditional Tibetan New Year together with the staffs of the Embassy.

On this auspicious occasion, the attendees can enjoy colorful pictures of the new social and economic development of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China and admire a beautiful culture show performed by Yarlung Art Troupe from Shannan Area of TAR China.

After the reception, the troupe will offer two public performances in Birendra International Conference Center on Jan. 23 and Jan. 25.