Nyainrong County Festivals and Activities
Festival and Activities in Nyainrong County
There is one special festival named Yaerji（亚尔吉）held every June in Zang Calendar,）which means a carnival for the summer. The herdsmen of Nyainrong County will wear colorful nationality costumes, and enjoy the pleasure of the Yarji festival in the form of horse racing and local religious activities. Local people will have a feast of buttered tea, milk tea and all kinds of small food during the festival.
During the 10-day carnival, the village will hold a large Jockey Club and small religious activities to celebrate the festival. Jockey club which is rich in content, organizes some activities such as immediately picking up hada（哈达） on the horse, archery, long-distance running, tug-of-war, and dancing to fully demonstrate the development and changes of the pastoral area. The nomad’s people will also invite rural cadres and Lama to join them together in the Jockey Club.