Tsedang Town Festivals and Activities
Most Tibetan festivals are full of the color of religion. In addition to annual large-scale worship rituals to Buddha and Buddhist masters, Tibetan people will also hold a series of festivities associated with religious life and agricultural production consisting of religious festivals and folk ones. There are almost a hundred festivals in a year, some of which even last for ten days.
During the festival, Tibetan people will hold a variety of folk and religious activities, where you can enjoy the carnival atmosphere with large-scale chanting, dancing to God and Buddha exhibition activities. Religious festivals are usually held in the monasteries while folk festivals are for ordinary people, who will be dressed in their splendid attire. Fork festivals include dancing and singing in well-dressed costumes and traditional sports competition, such as horse racing, archery, lingka(picnic) and so on. The most attractive festivals are Tibetan New Year, Saga Dawa, Shoton festival, Nagqu horse racing festival, Gyantse Damar Festival and so on.