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Tibetans celebrate New Year

02-22-2012 16:11 BJT Special Report:This is Tibet |

People sing and dance to celebrate the Tibetan New Year in Kangding county, Southwest China's Sichuan province, Feb 21, 2012. The Tibetan New Year, which falls on Wednesday. [Photo/Xinhua]

People toast the Tibetan New Year in Kangding county, Southwest China's Sichuan province, Feb 21, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A Tibetan woman smears butter over a silver bowl with officers of the first branch of Tibetan Armed Police Force in Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region, Feb 21, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A soldier, left, and a Tibetan resident, Lozang, hang a lantern in Lhasa,
capital of Tibet autonomous region, Feb 21, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A Tibetan resident and a soldier prepare for "chemar", a five-cereal container, in Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region, Feb 21, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

Soldiers make a "chemar" in Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region, Feb 21, 2012. The chemar is prepared in every Tibetan home on the eve of the Tibetan New Year, which symbolizes a bumper grain harvest. [Photo/Xinhua]

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: China Daily

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