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Tibetans celebrate Ongkor Festival

2010-08-04 08:46:09 GMT2010-08-04 16:46:09 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

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

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

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

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

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