Losar festivity grips Lhasa

LHASA | Feb 27 |  Most Tibetan New Year important, their New Year, known as Losar, is celebrated for two weeks. The first day of 2017 Losar is today (Monday).

A harbinger of festivity, it permeated joyfulness along  the streets and markets in Lhasa, capital of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Brimming with happiness, residents were busy with purchasing goods for the coming new year, including new clothes, five-colored prayer flag trees, butter sculptures, highland barley seedlings, dried highland barley dyed with different colors as well as various pastries and flowers.

AOND adds: The festival spread a wave of happiness in entire Mon region comprising Tawang and West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, inhabited mostly by the Budhists. People swing  in festivity to enjoy and welcome the New Year.

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