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Locals prepare for Tibetan New Year

A customer selects a traditional container symbolizing a good harvest at a store in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 6, 2012. Local residents of Lhasa started preparing food and home decorations to greet the coming Tibetan New Year, which falls on Feb. 22 this year. People of Tibetan ethnic group are able to enjoy two long holidays in 2012 to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year and Tibetan New Year respectively. [Photo by Chogo/Xinhua]
A customer selects a traditional container symbolizing a good harvest at a store in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 6, 2012. Local residents of Lhasa started preparing food and home decorations to greet the coming Tibetan New Year, which falls on Feb. 22 this year. People of Tibetan ethnic group are able to enjoy two long holidays in 2012 to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year and Tibetan New Year respectively. [Photo by Chogo/Xinhua]
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