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Tibet’s Lhasa sees flourishing markets before Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year

  • Source : VTIBET.com Author : Wang Chenyan Time : 01/30/2019 Editor : Wang Chenyan

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    The Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year or “Losar” in Tibetan language fall on the same day of February 5, 2019. Different kinds of goods are selling in the markets of Lhasa, Tibet to celebrate the coming two festivals.



    New year decorations are seen in the markets of Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year. [Photo/VTIBET.com]



    Bonsai flowers are welcomed by the citizen of Lhasa during Spring Festival and Tibetan New Year. [Photo/VTIBET.com]




    Colorful wheat decorations are indispensable in Tibetan New Year which symbolize a harvest and happy new year in Tibetan culture. [Photo/VTIBET.com]



    Butter sculptures sold in Lhasa, Tibet. [Photo/VTIBET.com]



    Goat-shaped handicrafts for Losar or Tibetan New Year decoration. People in Tibetan plateau believe that goat is an auspicious animal that will bring harvest and peace in the next year. [Photo/VTIBET.com]




    Tibetan people change the decorative curtains of their windows, doors and roofs to welcome Losar or Tibetan New Year. [Photo/VTIBET.com]



    Tibetan pastry "khapse" is made of flour, butter, milk and sugar to treat the guests during Tibetan New Year. [Photo/VTIBET.com]

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