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Activity schedule of 2020 China Lhasa Shoton Festival
By:China Tibet News
update:August 17,2020
Aug.17,2020 -- 2020 China Lhasa Shoton Festival, bearing the theme of "Happy Shoton, Healthy Lhasa", will be held from Aug. 19 to Aug. 25 in Lhasa City, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, according to 2020 China Lhasa Shoton Festival Press Conference. During the festival, 9 major activities will be carried out, including its opening ceremony, ethnic traditional equestrian, traditional Tibetan opera, folk art and Tibetan chess performances, hiking tour around Nam Co, as well as the exhibition and spot sale of famous and excellent commodities.
Compared with previous years, this year's Shoton Festival has added sales activities in rural area. During the period, Lhasa will fully mobilize large commercial enterprises to sell automobiles, home appliances and furniture, furniture, daily necessities and other commodities in Damxung, Nyemo and Lhunzhub counties, so as to promote consumption in agricultural and pastoral areas. In addition, during the festival, Bureau of Culture of Lhasa City will organize and carry out artistic performances to enrich farmers and herdsmen's cultural life.
According to the city's requirements on epidemic prevention and control, traditional Tibetan opera performances and counties' (district's) art troupe performances will be held at Norbulingka, Dzongyab Lukhang Park, Baina Furrow, Dagdong Village, Lhalu Wetland Park, Shangshung Metog Scenic Spot, Zhou Ji Square and other urban areas to further reduce the risk of epidemic prevention and control.
By:Liu Fang, Zhu Nan
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