26th August – 1st Sep 2014
Tibetan Shoton (yoghurt banquet) Festival marks the end of the monks’ 100-day summer retreat and and consists of eating yoghurt and watching opera and yak races at Norbulingka, there is also folk dancing and singing at the Potala Palace. It is preceeded by a procession at Drepung Monastery of the great Thangka or holy image of the Maitreya Buddha.
2nd August 2014
Double Seventh Festival or the 7th day of the 7th lunar month, celebrated as the Chinese Valentine’s Day, and on this night, girls will face the bright moon and pray to heaven for a lover that can satisfy her heart’s desire.
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