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Tibetan farmers celebrate Ongkor Festival

2012-07-06 09:21:45 GMT2012-07-06 17:21:45(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A rider performs in a competition during the Ongkor Festival in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 5, 2012. The Ongkor Festival, or Bumper Harvest Festival, is celebrated annually by farmers praying for harvest of crops. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

A rider shoots an arrow in a competition during the Ongkor Festival in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 5, 2012. The Ongkor Festival, or Bumper Harvest Festival, is celebrated annually by farmers praying for harvest of crops. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

People watch traditional performances during the Ongkor Festival in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 5, 2012. The Ongkor Festival, or Bumper Harvest Festival, is celebrated annually by farmers praying for harvest of crops. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

A resident of Tibetan ethnic group ignites a gun during a performance of the Ongkor Festival in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 5, 2012. The Ongkor Festival, or Bumper Harvest Festival, is celebrated annually by farmers praying for harvest of crops. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

People perform during the Ongkor Festival in Gonggar County of Shannan Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 5, 2012. The Ongkor Festival, or Bumper Harvest Festival, is celebrated annually by farmers praying for harvest of crops. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

The Ongkor Festival, or Bumper Harvest Festival, is celebrated annually by farmers praying for harvest of crops.

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