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Nyingchi welcomes Gongbo New Year

By Zhu Nan Source:xzxw.com 2022年11月30日 19:59


Villagers in their festival costumes are dancing in the field in Duodang Village, Puqu Town, Bayi district, Nyingchi City, southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region. [Photo/Xie Xiaochun, Wang Shan, Zhang Meng]


Yeshe Chophel's family members in Duodang Village are toasting to each other. [Photo/Xie Xiaochun, Wang Shan, Zhang Meng]

November 24 coincides with the first day of the tenth month of the Tibetan calendar, on this day, Nyingchi welcomes the 2023 Gongbo New Year, the earliest New Year in Xizang. With its long history, distinctive features and rich connotations, Gongbo New Year was included in the first batch of intangible cultural heritage protection lists of the Xizang Autonomous Region in 2006. 

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