Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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Tourists pose for photos in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 9, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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Photo taken on Feb. 3, 2019 shows the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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A horse racing is held to celebrate the Tibetan New Year in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 7, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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Citizens perform Guozhuang dance at a park in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 13, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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This undated photo shows offerings for the Tibetan New Year in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People replace prayer flags in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 6, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 6, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions.(Xinhua/Nam Jer)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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A man holding new prayer flags is seen on a vehicle in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 6, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People dance to celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Doilungdeqen of Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 17, 2018. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. (Xinhua/Nam Jer)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People participate in a game called `hit the horn` in celebration of the Tibetan New Year in Shannan, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 11, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival.(Xinhua/Losang)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 5, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. It is marked by religious rituals, long prayers, horse racing, family gatherings and feasts. (Xinhua/Chogo)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 5, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. It is marked by religious rituals, long prayers, horse racing, family gatherings and feasts. (Xinhua/Chogo)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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Undated combo photo shows offerings for the Tibetan New Year (upper) and Tibetan-style drinking vessels (lower) in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. (Xinhua/Chogo)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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This undated combo photo shows Gesang (L, upper) and Zhoima (R, upper) from Xigaze selling goods for celebrations of the Tibetan New Year, and Dainba Gyaincain (L, lower) from Damxung selling yak butter, and Pur Sang from Rinbung selling prayer flags in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 5, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. It is marked by religious rituals, long prayers, horse racing, family gatherings and feasts. (Xinhua/Chogo)

Tibetan New Year celebrated in SW China’s Tibet

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People celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Lhasa, southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 5, 2019. The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. This year`s Losar fell on Feb. 5 and coincided with the Spring Festival. Losar is a time for family reunions. It is marked by religious rituals, long prayers, horse racing, family gatherings and feasts. (Xinhua/Chogo)