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Tibetan farmers celebrate Ongkor Festival

2012-08-10 07:50:14 GMT2012-08-10 15:50:14(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Farmers attend an Ongkor Festival prayer ceremony in Dagze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2012. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Farmers attend an Ongkor Festival prayer ceremony in Dagze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2012.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Farmers attend an Ongkor Festival prayer ceremony in Dagze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2012. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Farmers attend an Ongkor Festival prayer ceremony in Dagze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2012.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Farmers attend an Ongkor Festival prayer ceremony in Dagze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2012.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Farmers attend an Ongkor Festival prayer ceremony in Dagze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2012.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Farmers of the Tibetan ethnic group pray for good harvests during the annual Ongkor Festival. In doing so, the farmers walk around crop fields in praying processions led by Buddhist lamas and elder members of the community.

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