Doilungdeqen District Festivals and Activities
The Festivals in Tibetan are rich and colorful. According to the calculation, in a year, the festival has more than 100. These Festivals include sacrifices, farming, commemoration, celebration, social entertainment and many other projects. And the most important festival in Doilungdeqen District is Ongkor festival.
- The Ongkor Festival(望果节): Ongkor festival is usually in the end of summer. Meaning of the festival is "good wish for harvest", literally "make circle around the field". During this festival, one person from each family in village participate on kora in the fields. People in procession dress traditional clothes and play different roles - warriors, riders, drummers and prayers or monks. You can enjoy many different disciplines of traditional Tibetan singing, dancing, art of debate, dressing and praying in this festival. Recently this festival might be known as "Horse race festival".