Lhozhag County Festivals and Activities
Many Tibetan festival and activities are full of ethnic flavors and religious color. There are over 100 festivals in Tibet and visitors can enjoy most of traditional Tibetan festivals in Lhoka Lhozhag County. For example, Tibetan New Year is one of the best known festival here.
▪ Tibetan New Year: On New Year's Day, people bring their offerings and highland barley wine to their own crops to sacrifice the Harvest Goddess. Everyone in the ground set up a long pole, hanging streamer on the top of the pole, and wheat straw bound on the lower. People build an altar in front of the pole, and then simmering mulberry, singing, dancing, begging the Harvest Goddess a booming harvest. There lots of New Year entertainment. From the beginning of the second day, the men take part in horse racing and archery, the arrow is a wooden cone drilled a lot of holes, when arrows are taken away from the string, people begin dancing and drinking around the campfire.