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Tibet’s 2018 Mainling yellow peony tourism festival to kick off on May 28

Publish Time: 2018-05-15 Author: Tian Ruolin From: Kangba TV

According to the press meeting, 2018 Mainling’s 12th Yellow Peony Traditional Tibetan Medicine Culture Tourism Festival is to kick off on May 28 in Zhagong Valley, Mainling County, Tibet Autonomous Region. 


The Paeonia ludlowii (Photo provided by Mainling Tourism Development Committee) 

 

The Paeonia ludlowii (Photo provided by Mainling Tourism Development Committee) 

It is learned that contents and forms of this very festival will be greatly innovated. Famous Tibetan female singer Jamyang Dolma will attend the opening ceremony and sing for the event. 

Meanwhile, a peony fairy selection contest will be held to show local maidens’ graceful bearing. 

Photo shows the artistic performance in the press meeting. (Photo/Sonam Gyatso) 

Mainling’s Nanyi Valley is the main habitat for Lhoba people who choreograph the dance about their ancestors’ legends. The legends are a national intangible cultural heritage that shows Lhoba’s ancient epic. 


Photo shows the artistic performance in the press meeting. (Photo/Sonam Gyatso) 

Mainling’s cultural tourism sector has enjoyed overall and high-quality development as a response to local economy development strategy in recent years. 

This year also marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up. Mainling hopes to show its brand-new outlook and deliver local people’s happiness via songs and dances. 

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