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Tibetan Festival Calendar for 2013

Festivals are lively events that bring together Tibetans from all over the plateau. The more than 100 major and minor festivals that take place throughout the year include horse racing, dancing, singing, praying, and displays of religious artwork.Each area of Tibet has its own distinctive style.

Here is a list of mainly Tibetan Festivals and corresponding festival dates in 2013,such as Tibetan New Year and Saga Dawa. If your travel schedule allows, it is worth arranging a tour to Tibet when festivals are taking place.

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Tibetan Festival Calendar (Year: 2013)
   
LIST OF FESTIVALS
DATES INTIBETAN CALENDAR
YEAR2013
TIBETAN NEW YEAR (LOSAR)
1-3 of the 1st Lunar month
Feb 11
GREAT PRAYER FESTIVAL(MONLAM)
4-11 of the 1st lunar month
Feb 14
BUTTER LAMP/ CHOE-NGA CHOEPA
15th of the 1st Lunar month
Feb 25
SAGA DAWA
15th of the 4th Lunar month
May 25
GYANTSE HORSE RACE
14-18th of 4th Lunar month
Jun 23-26
THANKA UNVEILING AT TASHILHUNPO
13-15th of the 5th Lunar month
Jun 21
ZAMLING CHISANG /SAMYA DOLDE
13-15th of the 5th Lunar month
Jun 23
CHOEKOR DUECHEN
4th of the 6th Lunar month
July 12
SHOTON FESTIVAL
30th of the 6th Lunar month
Aug 6
NAGCHU HORSE RACE
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Aug
LHABAB DHECHEN
22nd of the 9th Lunar month
Nov 24
PALDEN LHAMO FESTIVAL
15th of the 10th Lunar month
Dec 17
GADEN NGA-CHOE
25th of the 10th Lunar month
Dec 27
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