location: HOME>>News>>Focus

In pics: sheep show in China's Tibet

  • Source : Xinhua Author : Time : 09/11/2019 Editor : Tenzin Chodron

  • 您没有安装FlashPlayer或版本太低, 请点击获得最新版本FlashPlayer

     
     
    音频新闻
     
     
    00:00:00

     

    Herdsmen drive a flock of sheep down the hill in Zhexia Township of Bainang County in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 9, 2019. Sheep show, or sheep counting, is a traditional activity at pastoral areas in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, during which herdsmen showcase and count the number of their sheep. They will also pick out and eulogize their bellwethers in a symbolic gesture to pray for good growth of livestock in the next year. (Photo by Sun Fei/Xinhua)

     

     

    Photo taken on Sept. 9, 2019 shows the scene of sheep counting ceremony in Zhexia Township of Bainang County in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Sheep show, or sheep counting, is a traditional activity at pastoral areas in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, during which herdsmen showcase and count the number of their sheep. They will also pick out and eulogize their bellwethers in a symbolic gesture to pray for good growth of livestock in the next year. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

     

     

    A herdsman catches a bellwether during the sheep show in Zhexia Township of Bainang County in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 9, 2019. Sheep show, or sheep counting, is a traditional activity at pastoral areas in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, during which herdsmen showcase and count the number of their sheep. They will also pick out and eulogize their bellwethers in a symbolic gesture to pray for good growth of livestock in the next year. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

     

     

    A herdsman scatters highland barley to pray for blessings as flocks of sheep enter the stadium for the sheep show in Zhexia Township of Bainang County in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 9, 2019. Sheep show, or sheep counting, is a traditional activity at pastoral areas in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, during which herdsmen showcase and count the number of their sheep. They will also pick out and eulogize their bellwethers in a symbolic gesture to pray for good growth of livestock in the next year. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

     

     

    Herdsmen eulogize a bellwether during the sheep show in Zhexia Township of Bainang County in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 9, 2019. Sheep show, or sheep counting, is a traditional activity at pastoral areas in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, during which herdsmen showcase and count the number of their sheep. They will also pick out and eulogize their bellwethers in a symbolic gesture to pray for good growth of livestock in the next year. (Photo by Sun Fei/Xinhua)

  • Share:  

    Related News